ballet

Film

oleg ivenko: the dancer telling the story of ballet’s first pop icon

The Ukrainian professional dancer and first-time actor discusses his role as Rudolf Nureyev: the Soviet ballet sensation who controversially defected to Paris during the Cold War.
Ryan White
3.20.19
Culture

james whiteside defies the heteronormative world of ballet

i-D talks to the ballet superstar about his psychosexual dance play, and his Dairy Queens drag persona Ühu Betch.
Emma Russell
11.7.18
Fashion

acne studios takes ballet and makes it fashion for spring/summer 19

Swedish chill meets operatic poise for the label's new womenswear collection.
Clementine de Pressigny
7.3.18
Culture

photographing the boys of the bolshoi ballet

Former dancer and photographer Kurtiss Lloyd visited the Bolshoi Ballet School, one of the oldest and most esteemed ballet companies in the world, to capture its unique beauty.​
Kurtiss Lloyd
8.18.17
Culture

“ballet is dead”: sergei polunin on the dark side of dance

Ahead of the release of his documentary Dancer tomorrow, we meet the dance world's enfant terrible.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.9.17
Culture

olafur eliasson on creating the visual spectacle for a jamie xx-scored ballet

We talk to the artist about his vibrant set for 'Tree of Codes.'
Nadja Sayej
11.28.16
Fashion

10 things you need to know about julian mackay

Meet the only Montana boy in Moscow.
Matthew Whitehouse
8.8.16
News

mattel honors misty copeland with her own barbie doll

The Mattel range just got a little more diverse and a lot more badass.
Hannah Ongley
5.3.16
News

​check out christopher shannon’s sporty looks for linder sterling’s new ballet

The Children of the Mantic Stain opened at The Leeds Gallery last night, with Shannon’s sensual sportswear looks (not costumes) designed to make the dancers feel sexy.
Charlotte Gush
11.22.15
News

dries van noten has created japanese-inspired costumes for a new opera

The Belgian designer was inspired by traditional Japanese Noh theater and kimonos for the Hagoromo opera costumes.
Charlotte Gush
11.4.15
News

prada provides colorful costumes for a new performance piece

Francesco Vezzoli's recreation of a 15th Century Italian court dance opened the Performa festival in NYC yesterday.
Stuart Brumfitt
11.2.15
News

​jamie xx scored a ballet and it is phenomenal

Tree of Codes is exactly the kind of original art that makes Manchester International Festival so unique.
Charlotte Gush
7.6.15
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