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.

05/23/2018 05:24 PM
City Ballet Just Beginning Rare Search for Leader
After 35 years, Peter Martins left City Ballet abruptly. Now the company is sounding out its dancers about what they would like in a successor.

05/22/2018 06:49 PM
City Ballet’s ‘Robbins 100’: Making Music Theatrical
One lesson of New York City Ballet’s Jerome Robbins celebration concerned his musicality, which often points to parts of the score left undanced.

05/17/2018 09:11 PM
Jerome Robbins, Serious and Not
Ashley Bouder of New York City Ballet performs part of a make-fun-of-yourself solo from Robbins’s “Dances at a Gathering.”

05/15/2018 07:55 PM
In ‘Firebird,’ the Choreographer’s Art Is in Storytelling
Even when Russians stage the one-act ballet that Stravinsky took from folklore, they tell different versions of its story.

05/15/2018 12:00 AM
A Shark, 60 Years Later
A reunion at a tribute to Jerome Robbins.

05/10/2018 08:08 PM
Jerome Robbins, the Experimentalist
With New York City Ballet performing Robbins rarities this season, we have the chance to reassess this complex, mold-breaking artist.

05/10/2018 11:00 AM
Justin Peck Is Making Ballet That Speaks to Our Everyday Lives
At 30, the choreographer is molding the form in his image.

05/10/2018 08:04 AM
Justin Peck: Four Phrases
Justin Peck, resident choreographer with the New York City Ballet, performing movements from his work.

05/04/2018 07:56 PM
Review: City Ballet Salutes Jerome Robbins, a Master of 2 Realms
New York City Ballet’s gala showed Robbins’s Broadway and ballet sides with world premieres by Warren Carlyle and Justin Peck.

05/02/2018 07:03 PM
Jerome Robbins in 124 Costumes and 30 Minutes
Behind the scenes of ‘Something to Dance About’ at New York City Ballet.