Review: Zurich Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ Looks to a Classic Version From Long Ago – The NYT


Alexei Ratmansky’s production, with the Zurich Ballet and Milan’s La Scala Ballet, restores elements of an 1895 production at St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theater.

Source: Review: Zurich Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ Looks to a Classic Version From Long Ago – The New York Times

Violette Verdy, a ‘Theatrical’ Star of Balanchine’s City Ballet, Dies at 82 – The NYT


Ms. Verdy made her inflected dancing style work with multiple choreographers, including the more straightforward George Balanchine.

Source: Violette Verdy, a ‘Theatrical’ Star of Balanchine’s City Ballet, Dies at 82 – The New York Times

Benjamin Millepied Opens Up on Leaving Paris Opera Ballet – The NYT


The French-born but American-trained Mr. Millepied said he had come to realize he was not the right man for the job.

Source: Benjamin Millepied Opens Up on Leaving Paris Opera Ballet – The New York Times