We updated your favorite story-ballet tutus with modern details that’ll please any 21st-century prima ballerina. Who needs a cavalier, anyway? Modeled by Cheyenne Fitzsimons and Martina Sandionigi, dancers with New York Dance Project (a professional company and training program in NYC). Photography by Nathan Sayers. Hair and makeup by Angela Huff for Mark Edward Inc. […]
What’s better than dancers doing their thing in unexpected urban locales? TINY dancers doing their thing in unexpected INTERNATIONAL urban locales! Twinkle Dance Company (a studio with 4 locations in Hong Kong) has launched an awesome photography series that they’re calling Twinkle Dance Project HK. It features young dancers from the studio showing their stuff […]
There’s nothing more purrrrfect than some fabulous trinas and their feline friends. We’re not kitten: These bonds are paw-sitively adorable! From hanging out backstage to working out together and more, these pairs will pas de chat their way straight into your heart. 1. New York City Ballet principal Gonzalo Garcia and Gordo Posing below with […]
Looking for your next audition shoe? Shot at and in collaboration with Broadway Dance Center, Só Dança has launched a new collection of shoes working with some pretty famous faces of the musical theater world! Offered in two different styles and either 2.5″ or 3″ heels, top industry professionals are loving how versatile and supportive […]
It’s time for a tutu test! So many iconic ballets, so many beautiful tutus. Can you figure out which ballet each of these costumes comes from?
Few things are as magical as a new tutu. But what goes into the creation of this iconic ballet costume? We followed a National Ballet of Canada Swan Lake tutu—made for first soloist Emma Hawes’debut as Odette/Odile—from sketch to stage. Photo by Victoria Schwarzi, courtesy National Ballet of Canada Designer Santo Loquasto’s sketch for Odette’s […]
Dancers are some of the most resilient people out there—but coming back from a serious injury can test even strongest dancer’s will. American Ballet Theatre corps member Lauren Post has proven up to the challenge. Lauren Post on Instagram: “Heading back home. #nyc, I see you. 📷by @karolinakuras , dress by @leannemarshallofficial #abt #ballet #enpointe […]
Every ballet dancer knows the time, sweat, and occasional tears the art form demands. But many non-dancers are clueless about just how much work a ballet dancer puts into perfecting his or her dancing. So when the mainstream crowd recognizes our crazy work ethic, we’ll accept the round of applause any way it comes—even if […]