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Carlos Acosta: ‘My mother roasted my pet rabbits. I was sad, but I ate them’

Carlos Acosta: ‘My mother roasted my pet rabbits. I was sad, but I ate them’

The Cuban dancer talks about food rationing, what he ate at ballet school and his father’s terrible cookingI always lived with rationing in Cuba – I was born in 1973. We used the term “the three
Yes, That's Jennifer Garner Doing Ballet at the Airport

Yes, That's Jennifer Garner Doing Ballet at the Airport

Image Source: Getty / Jeff Kravitz / FilmMagic I've been known to sprint through the occasional airport - and even waddle if I've overpacked - but Jennifer Garner is out here putting on a whole
Margaret Atwood ballet MaddAddam to be staged by Wayne McGregor

Margaret Atwood ballet MaddAddam to be staged by Wayne McGregor

Royal Ballet reveals adaptation of Atwood’s trilogy of dystopian novels Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood and MaddAddamThe British choreographer Wayne McGregor is to stage an adaptation of
El Ballet Nacional de Cuba

El Ballet Nacional de Cuba

Nacida en 1948, fruto de la unión de Fernando Alonso, Alicia Alonso y Alberto Alonso. Desaparecidos los fundadores, a día de hoy la compañía sigue activa y consolidada bajo la dirección de Viengsay
Nuevo aire en el Ballet Nacional de Cuba

Nuevo aire en el Ballet Nacional de Cuba

Viengsay Valdés, sucesora de la mítica Alicia Alonso, lucha por devolver el brillo a la compañía
We Don’t Know What Part of This Photo Shoot Is Cuter - the Tiny Ballerinas or the Puppies

We Don’t Know What Part of This Photo Shoot Is Cuter - the Tiny Ballerinas or the Puppies

Hold in your squeals, y'all, because major cuteness is coming your way! A photographer, aka The Dographer, who aims to use her photography skills to "help dogs find their 'furever' homes" through her
1 Mom on Encouraging Her Son to Do Ballet: "We Need to Let Our Kids Shine and Break These Gender Barriers"

1 Mom on Encouraging Her Son to Do Ballet: "We Need to Let Our Kids Shine and Break These Gender Barriers"

Mom of four, podcast host, and blogger Danielle Schaffer has always encouraged her kids to be their authentic selves. So when her 4-year-old son Brody - known as Boss Baby Brody on Instagram - started
Ex-English National Ballet principal ‘groped female dancers during private lessons’

Ex-English National Ballet principal ‘groped female dancers during private lessons’

Yat-Sen Chang, 48, has been accused of touching women's naked genitals.
Ex-English National Ballet principal faces 14 counts of sexual assault

Ex-English National Ballet principal faces 14 counts of sexual assault

Yat-Sen Chang appears in court charged with assaulting three females at dance schoolA former English National Ballet principal dancer accused of sexually assaulting three females at a London dance
Sunday Reading: The World of Dance

Sunday Reading: The World of Dance

From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces on dance and choreography, by Joan Acocella, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alma Guillermoprieto, Janet Flanner, Rivka Galchen, Calvin Tomkins, Angelica Gibbs, John
The Kenyan Nutcracker – in pictures

The Kenyan Nutcracker – in pictures

Dance Centre Kenya’s Christmas production of The Nutcracker, performed at the National Theatre in Nairobi with the Nairobi Philharmonic Orchestra and guest musicians from overseas, is a highlight of
Vanitas y otras reflexiones del cuerpo

Vanitas y otras reflexiones del cuerpo

Vuelve a Madrid el prestigioso coreógrafo francés con un delicado programa de trabajos actuales
Luna Legend Meeting Misty Copeland Is the Feel-Good Moment We All Need This Monday

Luna Legend Meeting Misty Copeland Is the Feel-Good Moment We All Need This Monday

In a world full of uncertainty (and impeachment hearings, and climate change, and presidential campaigning, and voter suppression, and...) there is something we can always depend on, other than
Misty Copeland's AMAs Ballet Routine For Taylor Swift Was So on Pointe, We Want an Encore

Misty Copeland's AMAs Ballet Routine For Taylor Swift Was So on Pointe, We Want an Encore

Nope, that was no background dancer performing on stage with Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards, it was acclaimed American ballet dancer Misty Copeland! The inspiring ballet dancer took to the

Brandon Stirling Baker Is the Lighting Designer Dance’s Brightest Stars All Want to Work With

It's Baker's unique take on collaboration that has made him the go-to designer for choreographers like Justin Peck and Alvin Ailey's Jamar Roberts.
Tamara Rojo: “Soy española, mujer y dirijo una compañía importante. Algo malo hay que decir de mí”

Tamara Rojo: “Soy española, mujer y dirijo una compañía importante. Algo malo hay que decir de mí”

Es la directora artística del English National Ballet y es Comandante de la Orden del Imperio Británico y Premio Príncipe de Asturias. Pero todavía hay gente que no se ha enterado

The Decalogue Deluxe Vinyl LP

Composed by Sufjan Stevens and played by Timo Andres, this ballet score for a Justin Peck-choreographed dance performance (which premiered with the New York City Ballet in 2017) impresses with its
Interview: Filmmaker Slows Time to Capture Stunning Movements of Ballet Dancers

Interview: Filmmaker Slows Time to Capture Stunning Movements of Ballet Dancers

Photographer and filmmaker Niv Novak is passionate about dance. This love of movement shines through in the ultra-slow motion photography of ballet dancers that has been a hallmark of his work. Now,
Tamara Rojo trae a España su revolucionaria ‘Giselle’

Tamara Rojo trae a España su revolucionaria ‘Giselle’

La bailarina interpreta una versión renovada del clásico que Akram Khan hizo para ella y el English National Ballet
William Forsythe’s Self-Portrait in Absentia

William Forsythe’s Self-Portrait in Absentia

Jennifer Homans on “A Quiet Evening of Dance,” in which the choreographer William Forsythe pulls ballet’s original elements through his own imagination.