A Brief History of Ballet: Here/Now Festival 2017
This very brief history of ballet begins in 1661 and continues through to the New York City Ballet’s Here/Now Festival. On view now, the festival amasses 43 ballets from 22 choreographers to display the NYCB’s unparalleled commitment to new work.
A Day in the Life of the Company
Tour the New York City Ballet with Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins. Watch company classes and rehearsals, go backstage and in the wings and see inside the orchestra pit and pointe-shoe room in this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage.
Behind the Scenes with NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins
Peter Martins talks about his journey from principal dancer to Ballet Master in Chief, what he learned from George Balanchine and how American music inspires him to choreograph.
Christopher Wheeldon at NYC Ballet
Christopher Wheeldon takes us behind the scenes of his artistic process, and talks about how NYCB's repertory and dancers played a crucial part in his development from NYCB soloist to world-renowned choreographer.
George Balanchine and NYC Ballet
Hopeless romantic, pure classicist, intellectual modernist – find out how George Balanchine's many different sides come across in his extraordinary body of work, and how he established the first truly American ballet company.
Jerome Robbins at NYC Ballet
A look at Jerome Robbins's extraordinary body of work for New York City Ballet, which bridges Broadway and ballet like no other choreographer.
Justin Peck's Everywhere We Go with Music by Sufjan Stevens at NYC Ballet
The epic new performance ‘Everywhere We Go’ features 25 dancers in a nine-part exploration of Sufjan Stevens' cinematic score, the indie-pop icon's first orchestral work, with each section accented by a shifting geometric backdrop by Karl Jensen.
Justin Peck's ‘The Decalogue’ with Music by Sufjan Stevens
Building on an already popular partnership, indie singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens will craft a new score for Justin Peck’s spring 2017 premiere, their third NYCB collaboration following 2012’s ‘Year of the Rabbit’ and 2014’s ‘Everywhere We Go’.
New York City Ballet Art Series Presents: Dustin Yellin
Brooklyn-based artist Dustin Yellin brings a collection of his glass sculptures from the ongoing Psychogeographies series to NYCB for the third presentation of Art Series, which welcomes contemporary artists to their Lincoln Center home.
New York City Ballet Art Series Presents: Faile
FAILE, a Brooklyn-based artistic collaboration between Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller created ‘Les Ballets De Faile’ an installation presented in two parts: ‘Tower of FAILE’ for the 2013 Art Series and ‘FAILE Wheels’ during NYCB's spring season.
New York City Ballet Art Series Presents: JR
Following the inaugural 2013 installation ‘Les Ballets De Faile,’ New York City Ballet was proud to collaborate with the French artist JR for the second annual Art Series.
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