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A Tale of Two Cities: David Hallberg's Two Ballet Worlds

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American Ballet Theatre. Dancing behind a screen and using shadows to convey outlines of movement is delightful.

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from Rules for my Newborn Daughter

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Love these #wordsofwisdom from the inspirational Misty Copeland, who just became the first black Principal at American Ballet Theate #ballerina #workingwomen

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Lecture, demonstration and workshops used to: "1. Introduce ballet to young people who might not be exposed to classical dance 2. Foster an appreciation for the performing arts 3. Develop and educate future audiences"

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from The New Yorker

Slide Show: Gjon Mili and the Science of Movement

The ballerina Alicia Alonso executing a pas de bourrée at the American Ballet Theatre, December, 1943. Gjon Mili

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Misty Copeland, classical & contemporary ballet dancer, prodigy & the 3rd African American female soloist (& the 1st in 2 decades) for the American Ballet Theatre after Anne Benna Sims & Nora Kimball. She is currently the only Black person in the ABT, & one of its youngest soloists. She once said about negativity & obstacles: "I'm 5'2", I started (ballet) when I was 13, I'm Black - there's so many things, but I made it happen." She is a recipient of the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship in the…

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Ethan Stiefel plays Oberon in PBS’ "Great Performances: Dance in America: The Dream With American Ballet Theatre" Wednesday (check local listings). "It’s a great ballet, despite it being very difficult to dance," Stiefel says.

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from topics.nytimes.com

An Exquisite Ratmansky and More From American Ballet Theater

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