The Australian Ballet's “The Sleeping Beauty.” Image Jeff Busby

The Belle of the Ball

A production replete with gold sprinkling from the ceiling, twinkling chandeliers, round like jellyfish, and greened nymphs that weave in and out like a serpentine vine; a true baroque ‘irregular pearl’ of a ballet, years in the making, and legacy building.


Editor's Picks

A Poetics of Dance

21st C Choreographers

21st Century Choreographers & Productions

The Royal Ballet


During the Royal Ballet Company's tour in New York—its first visit to the US in eleven years—there was a demonstrated effort to assert what the British ballet is supposed to be today.
Evan McKie and Svetlana Lunkina in “Chroma.” Photograph by Karolina Kuras

Northern Lights

When the prerecorded voice of Karen Kain announced that this year marks her tenth anniversary as artistic director of the National Ballet of Canada, the theatre burst into applause. Twice.


Women choreographers on the horizon


Artist Voice, Dance Films, Moving Image