Your guide to workshops and intensives across the U.S. and beyond
Just as dancers need to continue to train as long as they’re dancing, teachers need to take time to learn new, fresh ways of approaching both students and material. Last year I did just that by participating in American Ballet Theatre’s Teacher Training Intensive.
When Madame Peff Modelski teaches ballet class, everyone in the studio experiences a dynamic fusion of knowledge, professionalism, and love of the art form.
Isabella Boylston has been promoted to the rank of soloist with American Ballet Theatre, effective immediately.
When the curtain rose for the awards ceremony and gala performance of the ninth New York International Ballet Competition, held June 24 at the Rose Theater, the audience was treated to a glittering constellation of established ballet stars and young dancers on the brink of fame.
American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Ethan Stiefel trained in Madison, WI, and at the Milwaukee School of Ballet, Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and the School of American Ballet in New York City. He danced with New York City Ballet and Zurich Ballet prior to joining ABT in 1997.
Only a few dancers can claim to be household names these days. But Ethan Stiefel, a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre, is recognized by name in most dance studios across the country.