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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24 APRIL 2014

A great American ballerina bows out


Alison Roper in Helen Pickett’s PETAL (Photo: Blaine Truitt Covert)


A great American ballerina will say Farewell to the stage in a few days – but that’s only one reason to catch Oregon Ballet Theatre at the Newmark Theatre in Portland. The company has been dancing with great …

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1 JANUARY 2014

Looking back, in gratitude

Anna Pavlova and Hubert Stowitts in ‘La Peri’, 1919 (Photo: Frans Van Riel, courtesy J. Paul Getty Museum)


It’s been two years since Ballet to the People won the Top Dance Blog award, thanks to your support. Many of you are not dancers nor regular dance-goers but you seem …

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