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New York City Ballet

NEW YORK CITY BALLET is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with an unparalleled active repertory of more than 150 works. Founded by George Balanchine and now under the direction of Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins, the company has over 100 dancers, a 62-member orchestra, an official school (the School of American Ballet) and an annual 23-week performance season in New York. Widely acknowledged for its enduring contributions to dance, New York City Ballet is committed to promoting creative excellence and nurturing a new generation of dancers and choreographers.

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The Dancer's Way
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The Dancer's Way

Linda H. Hamilton, Ph.D., and New York City Ballet
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

In the current dance scene, performers contend with choreography that involves extreme dance, multiple techniques, and acrobatic moves, exemplified in the popular reality television show, "So You...

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