The premiere took place Thursday, 20 November 1951 at the City Center of Music and Drama, New York. Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer. Photo: Paul Kolnik / Paul Kolnik Dancer Wendy Whelan, one of the greats, coming to S.F. Dancing full lengths was a huge challenge for me because I wasn’t surrounded by people who had already done them, so I always felt like a real fish out of water. Wendy Whelan, in “Swan Lake” in 1999, says her brain and body are ready for a new experience. Polina. Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan.

Dancer. Cupcakes & Conversation with Wendy Whelan, Principal, New York City Ballet. Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan.

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After The Wedding. Cory Stearns and Veronika Part in “Swan Lake” in 2012. Credit... Andrea Mohin/The New York Times. Non-Fiction. A Ballerina's Tale.

Ismael's Ghosts. ... Tyler Angle and Wendy Whelan in “Polyphonia” in 2011. By Marina Harss. Center Stage. Wendy Whelan’s Swan, NYCB 1/13/99 With all the performances coming fast and furious these days at the New York City Ballet, I’ve fallen alarmingly behind in keeping up with writing about them, well, in starting to write about them, actually. Breaking Pointe Season 1. When [Childs started] choreographing dances, in 1968, it was with the predilection for keeping the movement … ... Swan Lake, and Romeo + Juliet).

In Search of Fellini. In The Daily Beast, she praised Natalie Portman’s performance as Nina Sayers, a ballerina torn apart psychologically by the pressures of “Swan Lake.”

Swan Lake is a one-act ballet made by New York City Ballet's co-founder and ballet master George Balanchine to Tschaikovsky's eponymous music (1875–56). Wendy Whelan, the veteran principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, whom Mr. Aronofsky initially approached for research, was a skeptic turned fan. 2,157 Likes, 22 Comments - Wendy Whelan (@wendyw) on Instagram: “#swanLake begins @nycballet TONIGHT ..... such a thrill to watch our dancers bring themselves to…” ... Swan Lake. The Company. Similar products. THE DAY—a performative investigation of the diurnal rhythms of life and what comes after—is a superlative collaboration between avant-garde cellist Maya Beiser (who conceived the work), dancer Wendy Whelan, composer David Lang, and legendary choreographer Lucinda Childs.. American Ballet Theatre: A History.