Star choreographer Benjamin Millepied resigns as dance director of the prestigious company
Benjamin Millepied is bidding farewell to the Paris Opera Ballet.
The Black Swan choreographer (and husband to Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman) has resigned as the POB's director of dance after a little more than a year in the role. In a statement posted to his Twitter account Thursday, Millepied cited personal ... More
Acclaimed choreographer Dada Masilo on her radical rethinking of the classic ballet
The South African-born choreographer Dada Masilo works with the sort of classic material—Carmen, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake—that nearly everyone has heard of. But it’s what she does with the dances that have made her an international sensation and caused no less than CNN to claim she, “unsettle[s] audiences with interpretations that turn ... More
Cristin Milioti on dark corners, great theater and singing for David Bowie
The first time that Cristin Milioti sang for David Bowie, she had no idea he was even listening.
“I don’t see very well and I wasn’t wearing my glasses, and I saw that there was someone in the room, but I couldn’t make out his face,” Milioti, who stars ... More
With the countdown to Christmas in full swing, millions of people rush to Radio City Music Hall for one of most magical performances in the world—here, follow one dancer from early morning prep to post-performance relaxation
Oliver Chris, of Broadway sensation King Charles III, takes on the role of Prince William
Queen Elizabeth is dead, and now—after decades spent waiting in the wings—her son Charles is ready to take the throne. This isn’t the latest dispatch from Buckingham Palace, but instead the plot of the Olivier Award-winning new Broadway show from playwright Mike Bartlett, King Charles III. The dark comedy, which landed ... More
Actress Nicola Walker may not be well known to American audiences, but that is about to change
This year marks the 100th anniversary of playwright Arthur Miller’s birth, so it’s fitting that the latest revival of his classic play, A View From the Bridge, is making its way to Broadway. The Young Vic’s new stripped-down version, directed by Ivo van Hove, moved stateside this fall after two sold-out runs ... More
Thérèse Raquin star Matt Ryan takes on a dark and disturbing new role
For nearly 150 years, the story of Thérèse Raquin—a love triangle, a murder, a secret that tears people apart—has been captivating audiences, and the new hit Broadway production is no exception. The draw isn’t just the macabre tale, originally written by Émile Zola, but also the impressive cast, which includes ... More