The Ballet Company of Gyor began rehearsing at a local Audi factory last month after being forced to shutter its rehearsal hall in response to soaring energy prices.
The company, based in The Hague, is currently in Washington, D.C., performing Giselle at The Kennedy Center. The Ukrainian Ambassador says the ballet corps is like a secret weapon.
For nearly a century, jazz musicians have debated what gives songs that propulsive, groovy feel that makes you want to move with the music. The secret may lie in subtle nuances in a soloist's timing.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: The Menu, dancer Kim Hale, "Girlfriend" by Matthew Sweet, Drink Masters and more.
These books shed light on some of dance's most iconic figures and provide a glimpse into the state of ballet culture today — and the direction it's heading next year and for years to come.
For years Copeland was told that her skin color, her body and her hair didn't conform to what ballerinas were supposed to look like. Her memoir is The Wind at My Back.
Columbus resident Morgan Harrell believes faith and divine intervention helped her land this role three years after being so severely injured, it was unclear whether she would dance again.
Shapoval volunteered to fight after Russia invaded Ukraine. His unit was recently sent to one of "the hottest zones" in the country, according to The National Opera of Ukraine.
For Camille A. Brown, choreography unlocked a new way to understand her power as a dancer, and to celebrate her creative identity.
Ballethnic Dance Company started in Atlanta 32 years ago as the first professional ballet company founded for Black dancers in the South. Now, as it winds down its summer programming, the company's looking towards the fall season and expansion.
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar created one of the first major ensembles composed solely of African-American female dancers. She's just won one of the largest cash prizes in the arts.
The pandemic placed competitive flamenco dancing on pause in Madrid. Now the passion and the intimacy of the artform are back on stage.
Finding a thriving dance culture in the Adirondacks Mountains inspired the band to take its sound in an unexpected direction.
Formed in 1984, the Dancing Grannies first started off as a jazz exercise group. The group has now expanded to perform in parades across Wisconsin each year.
Young Ukrainian dancers are finding safe haven at ballet schools in Europe and the U.S. Many of them planned to compete in the Youth America Grand Prix competition in Kiev which was cancelled.