Santtu Mustonen joins New York City Ballet for the fifth presentation of Art Series, which welcomes contemporary artists to our Lincoln Center home.
Chase Finlay talks about what makes Peter Martins’ partnering so fun to watch but so challenging for dancers to do — and takes us behind the scenes of his cross training regimen to prepare.
Adrian Danchig-Waring explains the medieval inspiration behind Balanchine’s modernist masterpiece, and how THE FOUR TEMPERAMENTS has stood the test of time.
Jared Angle talks about how dancing in silence intensifies his connection to the audience and to his fellow dancers in Jerome Robbins’ MOVES, the only ballet in the repertory without music.
Joaquin De Luz talks about taking on the iconic title role in PRODIGAL SON, Balanchine’s interpretation of the Biblical tale, first choreographed for Diaghilev’s legendary Ballet Russes in 1929.
Marika Anderson talks about her childhood love of Tschaikovsky and the important role of the corps in Balanchine’s one-act.
Sterling Hyltin discusses what it takes to play the “mad ballerina” in Jerome Robbins’ comic ballet about “the perils of everybody”.
A critically lauded choreographer and filmmaker hailing from Sweden, Pontus Lidberg often focuses on emotionally complex and psychological relationships, and Winter 2017 will see his first premiere for New York City Ballet, set to a commissioned score by David Lang.
Megan Fairchild on the building drama of her solo in ALLEGRO BRILLANTE.