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(29) Patricia McBride, Beloved Balanchine Ballerina

Posted by on 01.16.2017 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSThis week we have the distinct pleasure of welcoming Patricia McBride, beloved Balanchine Ballerina.  Patricia McBride is one of the most treasured ballerinas of the 20th century. In a career that spanned nearly 3 decades, she performed dozens of leading roles in the repertoire of the New York City Ballet. In 1961, she was promoted to principal dancer, the youngest in the company’s history at that point. George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins both created signature...

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