Daily Dance Break: Famous Albrechts – Erik Bruhn

Erik Bruhn first performed the role of Albrecht in a 1955 matinee after a mere 3 days of rehearsal. May we remind you that David Hallberg flew to Amsterdam to prepare for the same role? Bruhn had 3 days. Even more ridiculous, the performance made history. The New York Times dubbed it “a date to… Read More

The Life and Times of Anne Mueller Part Two: Alabama School of the Arts

OBT staff members Linda Besant and Claire Willett sat down with retiring Principal Dancer Anne Mueller to interview her about her life and career. Over the next few days we’ll be sharing with you some of her stories and anecdotes – from her childhood as a touring ballet dancer, to the craziest photo shoot she… Read More