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 Happy Hundredth, Jerome Robbins

 Happy Hundredth, Jerome Robbins

By Joan Acocella, The New Yorker
Friday March 9, 2018

 New York City Ballet and New York Theatre Ballet honor the choreographer’s centenary. Details

 
New York Theatre Ballet Moves Its Relevés Downtown

New York Theatre Ballet Moves Its Relevés Downtown

By Marina Harss, The New York Times
Friday February 13, 2015

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New York Theatre Ballet Moves Its Relevés Downtown

By Marina Harss, The New York Times
Friday February 13, 2015


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<h2>A Treasured New York Icon Fights to Survive: New York Theatre Ballet Evicted    </h2>
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A Treasured New York Icon Fights to Survive: New York Theatre Ballet Evicted    


By Carla Escoda, The Huffington Post
Wednesday September 11, 2013

 A beloved New York City institution is losing its home after 34 years, its impending demise another reminder that this world capital of arts and culture has become inhospitable to all but the behemoths.  Details

 
The Scoop on New York Theatre Ballet

The Scoop on New York Theatre Ballet

By Jill Feigelman, New York Family
Tuesday January 1, 2013

New York Family's Jill Feigelman visits our studio and discusses NYTB, teaching, our LIFT program, and the love of dance with Diana Byer.
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Diana Byer: How I Teach Cecchetti

Diana Byer: How I Teach Cecchetti

By Jenny Dalzell, Dance Teacher
Friday June 1, 2012

... artistic director Diana Byer uses the Cecchetti syllabus to train her dancers. Though it’s one of the oldest existing systems of ballet pedagogy, she stresses that it is not an antiquated method as teachers continue to breathe life into the training. It’s an ideal syllabus for students who also study modern and jazz dance and perform a wide range of choreography. Its unadorned qualities train students to move strongly and purely, without stylistic idiosyncrasies.
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Outfitting <i>The Nutcracker</i>

Outfitting The Nutcracker

By Alexandra Cheney, The Wall Street Journal
Tuesday November 15, 2011

Twenty six years after she designed the costumes for choreographer Keith Michael's production of "The Nutcracker," Slyvia Nolan still has sugar plum fairies dancing in her head.  Although she spends most of her year as the resident costume designer for the Metropolitan Opera, a position she's held since 1997, this year Ms. Nolan is reuniting with Mr. Michael and the New York Theatre Ballet to help create a fresh "Nutcracker," with new costumes, sets and dances. Details