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Krista, Davida George Balanchine: American Ballet Master (Lerner Biographies). ISBN 13: 9780822549512. George Balanchine: American Ballet Master (Lerner Biographies). Publisher: Lerner Pub Group, 1996.
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George Balanchine, who is regarded as the foremost contemporary choreographer in the world of ballet, came to the United States in late 1933 following an early career throughout Europe. His trip to the United States in 1933 was at the invitation of Lincoln Kirstein, the Boston born dance connoisseur whose dream it was to establish an American school of ballet equivalent to the European schools, as well as an American ballet company. The first result of the Balanchine Kirstein collaboration was The School of American Ballet, founded in early 1934 (the first day of class, in fact, was January 1 of that year) and existing to the present day.
An inside look at American dancer and choreographer Paul Taylor who spent decades revolutionizing modern dance. George Balanchine was a prolific choreographer who transformed American ballet. Learn about his influence and work at Biography.
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Diaghilev soon promoted Balanchine to ballet master of the company and encouraged his choreography. Between 1924 and Diaghilev's death in 1929, Balanchine created nine ballets, as well as lesser works. The school of American Ballet became and is now a home for dancers of New York City Ballet as well as companies from all over the world. With his School of American Ballet, New York City Ballet, and 400 choreographed works, Balanchine transformed American dance and created neoclassical ballet, developing a unique style with his dancers highlighted by brilliant speed and attack.
George Balanchine, most influential choreographer of classical ballet in. .He continued as artistic director and ballet master of the New York Ballet until late in 1982, when ill health forced him to relinquish his duties.
George Balanchine, most influential choreographer of classical ballet in the United States in the 20th century. His works, characterized by a cool neoclassicism, include The Nutcracker (1954) and Don Quixote (1965), both pieces choreographed for the New York City Ballet, of which he was a founder. Kirstein was determined, however, to establish American ballet under Balanchine’s artistic direction. In 1946 he founded the Ballet Society, which developed in 1948 into the New York City Ballet.
A biography of the Russian-born choreographer largely responsible for popularizing and developing ballet in the United States. Publisher:Lerner Publishing Group.
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George Balanchine Biography
George Balanchine Biography. Born: January 22, 1904 St. Petersburg, Russia Died: April 30, 1983 New York, New York Russian-born American choreographer. The Russian-born American choreographer George Balanchine formed and established the classical style (relating to music in the European tradition) of ballet in America. George Balanchine was born Georgi Melitonovitch Balanchivadze in St. Petersburg, Russia, on January 22, 1904, the son of Meliton and Maria (Vassiliev) Balanchivadze.
One of the greatest choreographers of the 20th century. Are you there God? It's me, Nijinsky. One of the greatest choreographers of the 20th century. Styled as the father of American ballet, he took the standards and technique from his education at the Imperial Ballet School and fused it with other schools of movement that he had adopted during his tenure as a guest choreographer on Broadway and in Hollywood, creating his signature "neoclassical style".
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