To keep dance alive amid lockdowns, a free streaming of ballet favourites has Romeo and Juliet and The Nutcracker excerpts, and more

//To keep dance alive amid lockdowns, a free streaming of ballet favourites has Romeo and Juliet and The Nutcracker excerpts, and more

To keep dance alive amid lockdowns, a free streaming of ballet favourites has Romeo and Juliet and The Nutcracker excerpts, and more

Of all the artists whose livelihoods have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, dancers have been among those hit hardest.They depend on a live audience to do their work, of course, and most live pay cheque to pay cheque. As the months have gone by, dancers have worked hard to stay relevant, busy, in shape – and ready to jump back in when it’s safe again.Enter Melanie Hamrick. The former ballerina at American Ballet Theatre (ABT) – she retired in 2019 after 15 years in the company – has…

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