George Balanchine

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United States dancer and choreographer (born in Russia) noted for his abstract and formal works (1904-1983)


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Repetiteurs certified by The George Balanchine Trust stage ballets for annual concerts-typically one piece each in the fall and spring.
Peter Martins, New York City Ballet's ballet master in chief, commented, "In addition to being one of the greatest choreographers ever to live, George Balanchine was a giant of 20th century modernism along with Picasso, Stravinsky, and others.
The company, like many others across the country, is also commemorating the 100th birthday of Mitchell's mentor, the legendary choreographer George Balanchine, co-founder of New York City Ballet.
As ballet great Suzanne Farrell notes, ``We don't need a centennial - we celebrate the genius of George Balanchine all the time.
She was in Argentina when, on the recommendation of Nicholas Magallanes, she received an invitation from George Balanchine to join his newly formed New York City Ballet.
Renown for its purity and commitment to the classics, the Kirov Ballet is showing the world that it is embracing 20th-century masterworks - including those by George Balanchine - in order to create its own works for the 21st century.
Just as his mentor George Balanchine took classical ballet and redefined it for the 20th century, Edward Villella, the artistic director of Miami City Ballet, is redefining the way ballet taps the tradition of folk dance.
This three-act Don Quixote, with choreography by George Balanchine and music by Nicolas Nabokov, premiered at New York City Ballet in 1965 and was last performed there in 1979.
Both were regarded in their day as the greatest choreographers of the 20th century, but by the time we had moved into the 21st century, their standing had been supplanted by George Balanchine and Frederick Ashton.
Set by Kathleen Tracey (pictured) for the George Balanchine Trust, the addition of Valse Fantasie to the repertoire is the result of a rigorous application and audition process with former New York City Ballet principal Violette Verdy.
This month we mark the 101st birthday of George Balanchine with several stories.
Pioneering choreographers such as George Balanchine, Frederick Ashton, Antony Tudor, Martha Graham, Jerome Robbins, Agnes de Mille, Kurt Jooss, Twyla Tharp, Mark Morris.