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How the "Great Reassessment" brought this Dallas dancer to confront the gender gap in dance
Even though there are more female dancers than there are male, men dominate leadership positions.
Ballet's biggest production changes how it depicts Asians
An increase in violence against Asian Americans during the pandemic have strengthened calls to change "The Nutcracker."
Performing arts innovate in desperate times
The show must go on — somehow — for theater and other live productions in order for their companies to survive financially.
How "The Nutcracker" became a holiday classic
Tchaikovsky's ballet is a holiday institution and a big cash cow for dance companies. But it wasn't always that way.
Will allegations of sexual harassment, abuse affect fundraising for NYC cultural groups?
Allegations of misconduct coincide with new fall season for some groups.
The Bolshoi Theater: Promoting Russia's brand
The Bolshoi Theater has managed to stay vibrant and active through the Russian nation's colorful history.
The shoes that make the dancer
A ballet dancer talks about her pointe shoes.
Ballerina Misty Copeland counts herself lucky
From the archives: Our conversation with the history-making dancer.
The ballet behind the Bolshoi acid attack
The movie "Black Swan" and the scary Bolshoi acid attack share a commonality: "Swan Lake." That specific ballet can be the pinnacle of a ballerina’s career -- and a huge earner for ballet companies.
In ballet, dreams are expensive
The new documentary "First Position" opens across the U.S. this weekend. The film focuses on several young dancers competing and trying to make it in a difficult and expensive field.