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.

04/20/2017 06:33 PM
A Conversation With 3 Choreographers Who Reinvigorated Ballet
Alexei Ratmansky, Justin Peck and Christopher Wheeldon, who have infused classical ballet with energy and excitement, talk about their art and craft.

04/19/2017 10:43 PM
At City Ballet’s Season Opener, Dancers Like Greyhounds Unleashed
New York City Ballet bursts into spring, opening its six-week season with three freeing works by Balanchine.

04/13/2017 06:08 PM
Dancing Balanchine: ‘Like Being the Most Abstract Piece of Art’
Our latest installment in the Instagram series #SpeakingInDance features Amar Ramasar of New York City Ballet.

04/13/2017 04:49 PM
City Ballet Season to Feature Jerome Robbins Celebration
The 2017-18 season will have a centennial tribute to Robbins, featuring 19 of his ballets.

04/12/2017 06:54 PM
New York City Ballet Kicks Off a Bustling Spring Season
Over the next six weeks, City Ballet will present 43 ballets by 22 choreographers, including Justin Peck, Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon.

04/06/2017 12:00 PM
The Very Tiny Dancers
Each spring, the School of American Ballet holds free community auditions for children ages 6 to 10. No experience is necessary.

03/28/2017 11:01 PM
When You Know It’s Love: A Slice of Bacon, and a Dancer’s Revelation
A performer with the New York City Ballet was feeling exhausted, but her future husband knew what would energize her.

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.