Posts Tagged "Eastern Connecticut Ballet"

(213) Gloria Govrin, Balanchine Ballerina (Part II)

Posted by on 01.19.2021 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Welcome to the second part of our interview with Balanchine Ballerina, Gloria Govrin. If you are tuning in and haven’t heard part one, we hope that you will go back in your feed to episode 212 for our chat with Gloria about her career. Today in Part II, Gloria tells us about where her career took her after retiring from the stage. She has since gone on to a prolific teaching career, being considered one of the leading masters of the Balanchine Technique. She is...

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(212) Gloria Govrin, Balanchine Ballerina (Part I)

Posted by on 01.13.2021 Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Today we are joined by Balanchine Ballerina, Gloria Govrin. Gloria danced with New York City Ballet from 1959 to 1974 and was promoted to soloist in 1963. An unusually tall dancer, she inspired Balanchine to choreograph several distinctive roles on her. Roles such as Hippolyta in A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Coffee in Nutcracker, the Princess in Firebird, and La Bonne Fee in Harlequinade were stamped with her identity. After her distinguished stage career,...

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