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Articles tagged with "New York City Ballet"

A Meditation on Love: The troubled creation of Jerome Robbins’s In the Night

18 May 2015

Though a mature masterpiece, Robbins’s ballet had one of the most fraught geneses of any in work the repertory, pushing its choreographer to near-breaking point.

Brave New World: Wendy Whelan and Edward Watson on teaming up for a leap into the unknown

10 February 2015

The former New York City Ballet dancer and current Royal Ballet Principal on stepping into unknown territory and finding common ground.

Listen: Christopher Wheeldon on his inspired creative partnership with Wendy Whelan

23 July 2014

The Royal Ballet Artistic Associate has made more ballets on the American dancer than on any other ballerina.

Watch: Our favourite Wendy Whelan clips

17 July 2014

In preparation for the European premiere of Restless Creature, we explore the NYC Ballet dancer’s top YouTube moments.

Jerome Robbins: A master of both ballet and musical choreography

16 May 2014

Balanchine's rival for the title of America's greatest 20th-century choreographer created ballets as well as the musicals West Side Story and Fiddler on the Roof.

Watch: Christopher Wheeldon's One-act Ballets

25 April 2014

The choreographer may be lauded for his narrative ballets, but his abstract one-acts are equally worth seeing.

Alexei Ratmansky: Greatest hits

4 March 2013

With the choreographer staging his first work with The Royal Ballet, a look at some of his career highlights so far.

Watch: Christopher Wheeldon rehearsing Polyphonia

24 July 2012

See the British choreographer work with members of the Royal Ballet including Leanne Benjamin and Beatriz Stix-Brunell.