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(50) Part II: Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer and Miami City Ballet Founding Artistic Director

Posted by on 06.12.2017

http://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/EdwardVillella2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSSWelcome to our second installment with Edward Villella, Balanchine Dancer and founding Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet.  Edward was hired into the New York City Ballet by George Balanchine in 1957 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 1970.  Balanchine created many famous roles on Edward including Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Rubies section of Jewels, Tarentella, and many others, which we discuss today.  Edward became quite famous, not only...

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