New York City Ballet

News about the New York City Ballet. Commentary and archival information about the New York City Ballet from The New York Times.

10/16/2017 06:24 PM
Robert Fairchild Says Goodbye to City Ballet With Balanchine and Roses
Mr. Fairchild performed “Duo Concertant,” with Sterling Hyltin, and then handed roses to fellow principal dancers.

10/11/2017 12:03 AM
When Two Men Fall in Love on the Ballet Stage, and Why It Matters
New York City Ballet’s same-sex duets bring a contemporary sensibility to an art that can be slow to change.

10/08/2017 08:59 PM
A Farewell and Other Dramas at New York City Ballet
The fall season has seen premieres, problems, debuts, major revivals — and a farewell by Rebecca Krohn.

10/05/2017 09:54 PM
Ballet, Children and Film
Galas for the New York City Ballet, the New York Film Festival, the World Childhood Foundation and the New York Women’s Foundation.

10/04/2017 10:00 PM
City Ballet to Celebrate the Broadway Side of Jerome Robbins
A new 40-minute dance, in honor of Robbins’s centennial, will feature extracts from musicals associated with Robbins. Some dancers will sing.

09/29/2017 10:36 PM
Review: The Unstuffy Gala: City Ballet Delivers Youth and Style
Four premieres (and four sets of new couture costumes) showcased youthfulness and a liberal view of life and dance.

09/28/2017 09:26 PM
Swans With Glittering Technique
Megan Fairchild and Tiler Peck, making their Odette-Odile debuts, are still figuring out how to make “Swan Lake” full-blooded drama.

09/22/2017 05:00 PM
Megan Fairchild, the Swan With the Screwball Spark
After a stint on Broadway and a divorce, City Ballet’s Megan Fairchild has arrived at a new level of artistry and her first Odette-Odile.

09/15/2017 03:00 PM
New York City Ballet Reclaims Lincoln Center to Start the Season
In “Swan Lake,” Sara Mearns takes on the dual role of Odette/Odile, and there are three other premieres this season from company members.

09/11/2017 09:50 PM
Robert Fairchild to Leave New York City Ballet
With acting and musical theater roles on the horizon, Mr. Fairchild, who starred in “An American in Paris,” said he felt he needed to choose a direction.