Brittany Pollack and Daniel Ulbricht (New York City Ballet, NYCB) in Tarantella, music by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, choreography by George Balanchine. Shot at Panama Ballet Festival Gala concert, 28.7.2019 in Panama City.
Brittany Pollack is a Soloist with New York City Ballet. She is from Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, USA. Brittany attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, in 2001 and 2002, enrolling as a full time student that fall. In June 2006, Ms. Pollack was asked to become an apprentice with New York City Ballet and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in February 2007. She was promoted to soloist in February 2013.
Daniel Ulbricht is a Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet. He was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, and began his dance training at the age of 11 at the Judith Lee Johnson Studio of Dance, studying with Lenny Holmes. He also studied at Les Jeunes Danseurs with Javier Dubraq. In 1999, Mr. Ulbricht was invited by the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, to continue his training during their Winter Program, in December 2000 he became an apprentice with New York City Ballet and in November 2001 he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. In January 2005, Mr. Ulbricht was promoted to the rank of soloist and principal dancer in May 2007.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of Panama Ballet Festival, special thanks to Ivan Sepulveda