Marika Anderson talks about her childhood love of Tschaikovsky and the important role of the corps in Balanchine’s one-act

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Gala of the Stars 2014: Festival Ballet Theatre simultaneously attracts the best in professional dance to its home base while sending its own dancers out as artistic ambassadors to the world. FBT’s annual Gala of the Stars showcases internationally revered guest artists from prestigious dance companies throughout the world, FBT’s accomplished resident company dancers along […]

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In 1960, Patricia Neary was hand-picked by George Balanchine to be a dancer in New York City Ballet. After a truly exceptional career as one of Balanchine’s muses, Pat embarked on a new chapter in her life.

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The Nutcracker Ballet is a holiday tradition, but how did it begin? Dance Channel TV provides a colorful, detailed history of the origins of the Nutcracker as we know it today.

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In 1960, Patricia Neary was hand-picked by George Balanchine to be a dancer in New York City Ballet. During the course of her career Mr.B created two roles just for her: Rubies and Variations, and she would perform almost every ballerina role in the Balanchine repetoire. For the first time, Ms. Neary sits down on-camera […]

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