Two tales of love converge in Wilson’s mystery novel in which the vibrant backdrop of the 1970s New York City ballet scene serves as conduit for the story.
New York City Ballet
Did you know that years before “Sugarplumgate,” Jenifer Ringer had been fired and re-hired by NYCB? Leigh reviews “Dancing Through It,” Ringer’s revealing memoir. Get to know the ballerina you thought you knew.
Kathryn Morgan became an apprentice with New York City Ballet at age 17. She was promoted to soloist at age 21. But, the following year, she was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism- an underactive thyroid. Kathryn was forced to put dancing on hold and focus on her health. Read our interview with Kathryn.
Enter to win the Radiate activewear tank from Mondetta Performance Gear, MPG, a line that was initially inspired by dancers. Since its inception the brand has used dancers, instead of models, in nearly every photo shoot, including NYCB principal Ashley Bouder and PNB principal Maria Chapman.
TWO Dance Advantage readers will win a DVD copy of the electrifying thriller, BLACK SWAN, available on BLU-RAY and DVD MARCH 29. You may have loved it or loathed it but, if you saw it in theatres, you know BLACK SWAN is a film dancers will want to have in their home library. BLACK SWAN stars Natalie Portman in her Academy Award® winning role. The seductive and haunting Best Picture nominated film is directed by innovator Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler). Daily Variety hailed it as “…wicked, sexy and ultimately devastating… fascinating.”
Just ran across this video from New York City Ballet’s YouTube channel and felt it serves as a reminder for all the students out there that everyone starts somewhere. I hope you find it inspiring. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVpGAOy4I1g]