The dancer who might have set the course for 20th-century ballet
After the Soviet revolutions of 1917, the czar was gone but ballet remained. A fascinating history of how George Balanchine helped remake ballet for the people—and just who helped him do so.
The International Olympic Committee recently voted to restore wrestling to the Olympic Games in 2016. One activity that’s never been put before the committee: ballet.
How emotion left dance
It is mystifying to find choreographers today taking form so seriously but leaving feeling behind. Is this a slow trailing off from modernism or a misconceived tribute to the idea of abstraction, or is it the beginning of a new way of thinking?