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 …

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1 MARCH 2016

Septime at Large

Leigh Donlan interviews Septime Webre, departing artistic director of the Washington Ballet:

“At the moment, I’m thrilled to just be an artist,” Webre tells me over the phone from the nation’s capital.

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16 FEBRUARY 2015

Wendy and the Boys: Restless Creature

Wendy Whelan (Photo: Nisian Hughes)


Would you care to dance with me, Wendy Whelan asked Alejandro Cerrudo, Joshua Beamish, Kyle Abraham, and Brian Brooks.

Hell, yes, they said.

With her racehorse physique, technical facility – barely diminished after 30 seasons with New York City Ballet, despite injury – and …

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