The New York Times

The Place to Challenge Ballet’s Gender Stereotypes? In Daily Class.” January 2019.

Is Ballet Camp?” May 2019.

Vogue Dancers Subvert a Baroque Spectacle at the Paris Opera.” September 2019.

In Paris, Even the Ballet Dancers Are on Strike.” January 13 2020.

Britney Spears Has Always Fought Back. By Dancing.” January 2022.

From Her Algerian Family’s Living Room to the Dance Stage.” Profile of Algerian-American dance artist Esraa Warda. October 2022.

Columbia Journalism Review

Different Shades of Feminism: Me Too in the French Press.” September 2020.

T: The New York Times Style Magazine

Wellness, Beauty and Style—According to a French Ballet Star.” Interview with Aurélie Dupont, Director of the Opéra National de Paris. August 2016.

The Economist

Labour of Love: George Sand’s Unfinished Legacy.” July 2018.

Revenge of the little hands: France is still coming to grips with the role of feminism in May 1968.” May 2018.

Revisiting ‘Jewels’ 50 Years On: George Balanchine’s ballet is a symbol of the art form’s elitist history.” July 2017.

The Atlantic

The Death of the American Dance Critic.” July 2015.

The Paris Review Daily

Finding Anna Karina.” Remembering the actress of New-Wave fame. February 2020.

Always the Model, Never the Artist.” Review of “Berthe Morisot” at the Musée d’Orsay. July 2019.

The Eye of Baudelaire. ” Review of “L’Oeil de Baudelaire” at the Musée de la Vie Romantique. November 2016.

La Mode Retrouvée: Looking for Proust’s Lost Muse in Paris.” Review of “La Mode Retrouvée” at the Palais Galliera. March 2016. Selected as the “Best of 2016” by the Paris Review editors.

The Death of The Dying Swan: A history of ballet at the movies.” May 2015.

Harper’s Magazine, “Browsings”

Tiny Sparks.” A Paris photo agency transitions to the digital age. October 2018.

The Baffler

The Uses of Édouard Louis.” On Who Killed My Father. March 2019.

Shitty Men du Jour.” France’s Literary #MeToo. July 2021.

The Believer

Heartbeat Fifty Years On.” Watching Catherine Deneuve in the wake of her anti-#MeToo stance. October 2018.

The New Republic

The Bolshoi’s Swan’s of Steel.” Review of Bolshoi Confidential by Simon Morrison. October 2016.

Whose Streets? Her Streets.” Review of Flâneuse by Lauren Elkin. May 2017.

The Struggle to Save Ballet From Itself.” Review of Don’t Think, Dear, by Alice Robb. April 2023.

The Times Literary Supplement

Thoughtless But Wonderful.” Review of Jerome Robbins: A Life in Dance, by Wendy Lesser. March 2019.

En coulisses.” Review of Jean-Stéphane Bron’s documentary The Paris Opera. November 2017.

Even Magazine

The Body Politic.” Gender neutrality and the pas de deux. January 2018.

Dance Magazine

Make It New.” April 2016.


How Strippers Are Fighting Exploitative Workplace Environments.” . The “Up in Flames” Issue. December 2015.

In French: “Sur le strip de Vegas.” Vice Magazine France.

“The Future of Cuba’s Ballet Diplomacy.” April 2015.


Eight Belles.” Quarterly West, no. 101, 2020.

Weed in a French Garden.” Bracken, no. 8, 2021.

Practice.” Bellevue Literary Review, n. 41, 2021.

Academic work:

Speculating the Spectator: Dance and the Mise-en-scène of the Gaze at the Paris Opera.” Dossiers du GRIHL (Groupe de Recherches Interdisciplinaires sur l’Histoire du Littéraire), École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales/Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle.

De la rue à la scène: Trois cas d’école dans le hip-hop états-unien.” Thaêtre, n. 6, 2022.

Entretien avec Cal Hunt.” Thaêtren. 6, 2022.


Survive and Advance.” Albert Camus. Harper’s Magazine. June 2020.

Who are those Damned Yellow French?” By John-Philippe Immarigeon. Harper’s Magazine.