"I have no idea what it's going to be like and I love that," says Troy Schumacher, speaking ahead of a milestone: the debut of his first ballet created for NYCB, which premiered at the Company's Fall Gala performance on September 23.
While the Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center may be, as critics have called it, a âdance feast,â with 24 stunning performances that range from ballet to Memphis jookinâ, itâs also a kind of amuse-bouche for the ...
"I was 21 years old when I came to Philadelphia," says Roy Kaiser, Artistic Director of Pennsylvania Ballet. "I came here to see what was going on, because I had seen the Company perform, and there was something about it that really resonated."
Looking back, it seems inevitable that American Ballet Theatre would one day stage Frederick Ashton's Cinderella. With 11 Ashton works in the repertory Cinderella makes 12 his choreography has never been far from the ABT stage.