11 OCTOBER 2016

‘In California': Obsessed by a Ballerina

Ballerina Mathilde Froustey should be flying high. In 2013, she fled the inhospitable Paris Opera Ballet for the warmer, welcoming climes of the San Francisco Ballet, which has showered her with the title of Principal Dancer and the leading roles she has worked so hard for.…

Students of San Francisco Ballet in Wei Wang's FOCUS (Photo: Chris Hardy)

SFB Students on Parade, and a Sneak Peek at a Summer of Dance

It seems there is no stopping the juggernaut of bad taste at the money-spinning dance competitions, which are putting younger and younger students on display. Lack of artistry is no barrier as long as a kid can do five pirouettes, kick their leg up to their ear, and shell out …


Two much-loved ballerinas mark a milestone at ABT

Ballet to the People had the pleasure of hanging out in the rehearsal studio, watching two principal ballerinas prepare for a very busy spring season at the Met. Both were marking their 20th anniversary with American Ballet Theatre. They also happen to be besties, though their journey to the pinnacle …