Cool Hunting Video Presents: Behind the Scenes at the New York City Ballet’s Romeo + Juliet

We get a behind-the-scenes look at the NYC Ballet production of Romeo + Juliet from a true insider: dancer and blogger Kristen Sloan

This week Cool Hunting Video presents a behind the scenes look at the New York City Ballet‘s new production of Romeo + Juliet. Kristin Sloan, a dancer and editor of The Winger, a ballet blog, takes us into rehearsals for a first hand look at how a ballet classic is completely reinvented with new sets, costumes, choreography and even changes to its famous score. We …

Karl Escritt’s Live Painting

Karl Escritt is a Kyoto-based graphic artist who's been quietly making a name for himself as an accomplished designer of flyers, posters and t-shirts for the underground music scene in this Englishman's adopted Japan. Recently, Escritt has made a foray as a performance artist as a live painter. He crafts his artwork over Japanese electronica dance music and remixes the final product to show a …

Battuta: The Zingaro Equestrian Theatre

French "cavalier" poet and performer Bartabas combines an unimaginable hybrid of horses, horsemen, musicians, images, and dance under the roof of one virtual stable/stadium to create "Battuta," a wild performance art experience on the fence between popular and high art. In this new creation inspired by culture of "les Tziganes" or gypsies, Bartabas, with his troop Zingaro examines the infinite poetry of travel, along with …