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.

07/25/2017 07:00 PM
New York City Ballet Unveils Designers for Its Fall Fashion Gala
The event, overseen by Sarah Jessica Parker, returns on Sept. 28. City Ballet also said that the principal dancer Rebecca Krohn would retire this fall.

07/24/2017 10:03 PM
The Ballerina Who Can Stop Time (and Restart It, Too)
Most of us are ruled by time. Not Tiler Peck, of New York City Ballet. And this spring, she took her mastery to a new level.

07/21/2017 06:58 PM
Review: Balanchine Jewels from Paris, Moscow and New York
The Lincoln Center Festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of George Balanchine’s “Jewels” with three of the world’s foremost ballet companies.

07/20/2017 10:46 PM
In ‘Jewels,’ This Ballerina Rules the Stage Like a Glittering Temptress
The latest installment of our Instagram series features Teresa Reichlen of New York City Ballet.

07/13/2017 10:34 PM
Three Companies, Three Facets of Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’
The ballerinas Dorothée Gilbert, Teresa Reichlen and Olga Smirnova talk about their roles in Lincoln Center Festival’s production of this 1967 ballet.

05/23/2017 11:52 PM
Review: In ‘Restless Creature,’ Wendy Whelan Dances Against the Clock
A documentary captures this ballerina at a critical moment in 2013, when she was both trying for a comeback and coming to terms with aging.

05/23/2017 11:21 PM
Wendy Whelan: The First Time I Danced a Balanchine Ballet (the Day He Died)
The former City Ballet principal recalls learning of the choreographer’s death, and longing to nurture a sense of connection with him.

05/23/2017 12:49 AM
Ballet After Balanchine: 3 Choreographers Lead the Way
The New York City Ballet has become the world’s main source of important ballet choreography thanks to work by three big talents.

05/16/2017 12:08 AM
No More Gang Rape Scenes in Ballets, Please
Violence against women is pervasive in contemporary works of ballet. Enough is enough: It’s time to give women as much power and agency as men.

05/15/2017 12:55 AM
Review: Justin Peck’s ‘Decalogue’ Pushes Into New Ballet Forms
Mr. Peck’s latest creation, scored by Sufjan Stevens, seems to be coolly composing a new grammar, and with some largeness of spirit.