NY City Ballet chief retires amid sexual allegationsmain
Peter Martins, 71, has announced his retirement.
He had been accused by several dancers of physical and verbal abuse, as well as sexual harassment.
The Danish balletmaster has denied the allegations, insisting that he will be vindicated by an internal investigation.
Under pressure, he decided not to wait for the outcome. Martins has been in charge of NYCB for more than 30 years.