7/5/19 O&A NYC SHALL WE DANCE FRIDAY: Infra – Final Duet (The Royal Ballet)

Principal dancers Edward Watson and Marianela Nuñez dance the final pas de deux in Wayne McGregor’s abstract ballet Infra, a moving exploration of emotion, set to Max Richter’s melancholic and beautiful score. Continue reading

1/12/19 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- ANYTHING GOES: The Art Of The Pas de Deux (Beatriz Stix-Brunell, Nicol Edmonds – The Royal Ballet

Pas de deux (dances for two) lie at the heart of many ballets. They can be great technical showpieces, but they can also be dramatically emotional – and, of course, are often both at the same time. First Soloist Beatriz Stix-Brunell and Soloist Nicol Edmonds of The Royal Ballet discuss their experience of dancing together in The Nutcracker’s Grand Pas de deux. Continue reading

1/28/17 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- EXTRA: Rudolf Nureyev And Margot Fonteyn Perform Act II of Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet (Balcony Scene)


After the ball, Juliet (Margot Fonteyn)  is on her balcony, dreaming of Romeo  when he (Rudolf Nureyev) enters below. Continue reading