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Ballet in America


 
Ballet in America 1

Dance on the American Stage

Monday, February 17, 2022, 10am
John and Jeanne Rowe Performance and Learning Center
Iris Fanger, lecturer

This lecture will cover the performers and choreographers who built the American musical into one of our most popular cultural inventions — illustrated by slides and films along with anecdotes not found in the theater history books!

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Ballet in America 2

Home State Ballet

Tuesday, March 17, 2022, 10am
John and Jeanne Rowe Performance and Learning Center
Iris Fanger, lecturer

Florida is home state to a pair of highly regarded troupes in the international dance world: Miami City Ballet and the Sarasota Ballet. This talk will explore the history and current seasons of both companies, augmented by film excerpts of several Balanchine and Ashton ballets represented in each company’s repertory.

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