Posts Tagged "George Balanchine"

(271) Lynn Garafola, Dance Historian, on Bronislava Nijinska

Posted by on 02.23.2022

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(268) Colleen Neary, Artistic Director of Los Angeles Ballet

Posted by on 01.31.2022

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(267) Megan Fairchild, principal dancer with New York City Ballet

Posted by on 01.24.2022

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(266) Robert La Fosse, former principal dancer with ABT and NYCB

Posted by on 01.18.2022

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(261) India Bradley, dancer with NYCB, from the 2021 Vail Dance Festival

Posted by on 11.22.2021

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