has launched its newest documentary series, city.ballet.
, offering a rare behind-the-scenes look at the day-to-day lives of the elite roster of artists who perform with the New York City Ballet.
Conceived by executive producer and NYCB board member Sarah Jessica Parker, and produced by Pretty Matches Productions and Zero Point Zero Production, city.ballet
. offers fans an all-access pass into the country's largest and most prominent dance company. Each 6-8 minute episode in the 12 episode series, narrated by Parker, takes viewers through a dancer's journey both on and off the stage.
In addition to rare footage of NYCB Company Class, rehearsals and performances, the series will provide access to many of the more than 90 dancers who perform with the Company, including visits to their apartments, physical therapy sessions, and a glimpse into their lives in New York City.
Also included in the series are interviews with NYCB Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins
and dancers such as Principals Jared Angle
, Tyler Angle
, Ashley Bouder
, Megan Fairchild
, Robert Fairchild
, Chase Finlay
, Sara Mearns
, Tiler Peck
, Amar Ramasar
, Teresa Reichlen
, Adrian Danchig-Waring
, and Andrew Veyette
; Soloists Craig Hall
, Megan LeCrone
, Lauren Lovette
, and Georgina Pazcoguin
; and Corps de Ballet members Harrison Ball
, Silas Farley, Gretchen Smith
, Giovanni Villalobos
, and Claire Von Enck
New York City Ballet's 2013-14 season will continue with the Company's annual performances of the beloved holiday classic George Balanchine's The Nutcracker™
, which will take place from November 29, 2013 through January 4, 2014 at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center.
The series is now available at cityballet.com and bonus footage and content, including one-on-one interviews with the dancers and Parker, will also be available throughout the season.