2001 and 2015 Prix de Lausanne#winners Misa Kuranaga, Momoko Hirata and Ryoichi Hirano at Bunkamura オーチャードホール (Orchard Hall).
Royal Ballet Principals Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov perform a section of Frederick Ashton’s Symphonic Variations.
Choreography: Merce Cunningham Music: John Cage Design: Mark Lancaster Dancers: Merce Cunningham Dance Company Marcie Mannerly and Silas Riener Recorded February 2011 in Ann Arbor, MI
Principal dancer Amar Ramasar talks about how working with Alexei Ratmansky pushed him to the limit in the choreographer’s fourth work for NYCB, Pictures at an Exhibition.
Principal Dancer Tyler Angle discusses choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s unique style in Mercurial Manoeuvres, how Shostakovich’s playful humor comes out in his Piano Concerto No. 1, and what it takes for a male dancer to be a really good partner.
From the BAJADERE by Vladimir Malakhov performance with guest Shoko Nakamura as Nikia and Mikhail Kaniskin as Solor at Deutsche Oper. [via Twitter]
Rina in Honolulu. Visit G-Fit here. Photo via Facebook.
American ballerina Misty Copeland has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s history.