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.

03/22/2017 06:01 PM
Travel Ban Threatens a Lincoln Center Festival Play
The center is seeking visas for several artists with Syrian passports for Mohammad al-Attar’s “While I Was Waiting.”

03/19/2017 11:01 PM
Ashley Bouder and Wendy Whelan Step in New Dance Directions
Women composed a triple bill, “At This Dance, Women Take the Lead,” with Ms. Bouder’s troupe; and Wendy Whelan moved further from ballet at the Joyce.

03/14/2017 10:42 PM
Don’t Look Pretty! Staging a Feral Robbins Ballet at the Bolshoi
Jean-Pierre Frohlich of the New York City Ballet talks about teaching “The Cage,” a stylized Jerome Robbins work, to the Bolshoi dancers.

02/19/2017 08:53 PM
City Ballet Has a New Principal Dancer
Russell Janzen, who joined the company in 2008, is known for his élan. Seven dancers from the company’s corps de ballet were promoted to the rank of soloist.

02/15/2017 09:18 PM
New York City Ballet Brings Its Stage to PBS
This dance company’s performances of Balanchine masterpieces, filmed in Paris, will air on “Great Performances” on Friday and Feb. 24.

02/15/2017 03:56 PM
New York City Ballet Pays Homage to Jerome Robbins
The company will also focus on the music of Richard Rodgers.

02/11/2017 12:28 AM
Anthony Huxley, the Anti-Jock of City Ballet
A New York City Ballet principal, Mr. Huxley carries the refined and poetic air of a silent-movie star.

02/10/2017 11:32 PM
This City Ballet Dancer Has a New Role: Being Bad
How does Sara Mearns, often in the good-fairy role, portray an evil witch? “I didn’t want to come out screaming like a crazy person,” she said.

02/08/2017 03:49 PM
Meet Aurora of ‘The Sleeping Beauty’: Her Native Language Is Classical Ballet
You’ll never think of the phrase “fish dive” in the same way again once you have seen one executed in this ballet.

02/02/2017 11:18 PM
New Faces (and Bodies) in Classic Roles at New York City Ballet
Our chief dance critic looks at this troupe’s changing lineups, including young dancers making their debuts in leading roles.