Taylor Stanley on George Balanchine's SQUARE DANCE
Principal Dancer Taylor Stanley talks about why the pensive male solo in Balanchine's Square Dance suits his personality on and off the stage.
Amar Ramasar on Alexei Ratmansky's PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
Principal dancer Amar Ramasar talks about how working with Alexei Ratmansky pushed him to the limit in the choreographer’s fourth work for NYCB, Pictures at an Exhibition.
Cameron Grant & Tyler Angle on THE GOLDBERG VARIATIONS
Solo Pianist Cameron Grant and Tyler Angle on how the music takes center stage in Jerome Robbins’ epic The Goldberg Variations, a 90-minute work set to Bach’s iconic piano works of the same name.
Teresa Reichlen on George Balanchine's SYMPHONY IN C
Principal dancer Teresa Reichlen talks about how class technique translates to the stage in Balanchine’s iconic Symphony in C, and how she developed a new level of trust in her partner while dancing the 2nd movement ballerina role.
Lauren Lovette on Interplay
Lauren Lovette talks about the natural camaraderie and playful competition on stage in Jerome Robbins' Interplay.
Maria Kowroski on George Balanchine's CHACONNE
Maria Kowroski talks about her favorite way to open a ballet and the tricky footwork involved in George Balanchine's Chaconne.
Claire Kretzschmar on MES OISEAUX
Claire Kretzschmar talks about originating a featured role in a new ballet by Peter Martins, and what it's like to wear a costume created by designer Gilles Mendel.
Tyler Angle on MERCURIAL MANOEUVRES
Tyler Angle discusses choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's unique style in Mercurial Manoeuvres, how Shostakovich's playful humor comes out in his Piano Concerto No. 1, and what it takes for a male dancer to be a really good partner.
Teresa Reichlen on FIREBIRD
Teresa Reichlen discusses what makes a Firebird different from a Swan and what it feels like to be in the spotlight dancing to Stravinsky's famous score.
Gretchen Smith on DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse
Gretchen Smith talks about the difficulties of rehearsing large ballets on stage and the important role of the corps de ballet in Christopher Wheeldon's DGV:Danse à Grande Vitesse.