"But First a School": The First Fifty Years of the School of American Ballet

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Viking, 1985 - Performing Arts - 242 pages
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Traces the history of the ballet school founded by George Balanchine, explains how the school came about, and discusses its influence on modern ballet

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"But first a school": the first fifty years of the School of American Ballet

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In 1933, as a recent Harvard graduate, Lincoln Kirstein invited George Balanchine, a young Russian choreographer and dancer then working in Europe, to start a U.S. company. With the famous response ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
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ENTER THE FORD FOUNDATION
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THE BALANCHINE STYLE
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