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

Posted by on 01.13.2021

https://media.blubrry.com/conversationsondancepod/tendusunderapalmtree.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/GloriaGovrin1.mp3Podcast: 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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