NYC Ballet must rehire 2 dancers fired over nude photos

U.S. 04/19/19, 15:19

The New York City Ballet must reinstate two male dancers who were fired for sharing nude photos of women and sexually explicit texts, an arbitrator ruled Friday.The arbitrator decided the company should not have fired Amar Ramasar and Zachary Catazaro, ...

New Mexico cheerleading contest may end over sportsmanship

Sports 04/16/19, 09:51

A statewide high school cheerleading and dance competition in New Mexico may be terminated thanks to a rash of terrible sportsmanship.The Albuquerque Journal reports New Mexico's high school sports governing board is considering canceling the 2020 State Spirit Competition following ...

Ballet teacher breaking class barriers with dance in Peru

America 04/15/19, 11:30

In a Peruvian neighborhood where families consider running water a luxury, young girls are learning the delicate art of ballet dancing.In the classroom at a public school near the South American nation's Pacific coast, girls line up at wooden ballet ...

Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Asia & Pacific 04/04/19, 22:41

Dancers in traditional Korean "Hanbok" attire perform at the Royal Culture Festival at the Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul.In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga unveils the name of the new emperor's era ...

Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Asia & Pacific 02/14/19, 23:12

Young Buddhist novices attend a dance festival as part of Tibetan New Year celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal.In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, South Korean high school seniors clad in traditional attire bow during a joint graduation and ...

Michelle Williams returns to TV as dancer Gwen Verdon

Entertainment 02/05/19, 09:51

A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, where TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.WILLIAMS RETURNSMichelle Williams is returning to television for the first time in 16 years. She's playing dancer and ...

Disabled Venezuelans reach new heights through dance

America 12/25/18, 00:01

A stray bullet crushed Iraly Yanez's aspirations of becoming a professional dancer eight years ago as it ruptured two of her vertebrae and left her paraplegic.But now the young Venezuelan dancer is pursuing her lifelong passion in a wheelchair — ...

Mail bomb suspect’s personality changed radically

U.S. 10/27/18, 19:06

Thirteen years ago, mail bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc traveled the country leading a mixed-race troupe of male exotic dancers — he ran scams and had a temper, but a fellow dancer who is African-American said he never expressed racism or ...

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