The New York City Ballet

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THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET Ballet, what exactly is ballet your probably wondering… well ballet is a classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and elaborate formal technique, often but not always performed on point by the women dancers. Lincoln Kirstein, a very wealth man, founded the New York City Ballet in 1933 as the American Ballet. He imported George Balanchine to New York that year for the purpose of having an American …

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…It is building up a lot of financial security and has very bright plans in the future. It has also acquired the largest, the most faithful, intelligent, and enthusiastic audience in the American theater world. This is a quote from Agnes De Mille “When you perform…you are out of yourself –larger and more potent, more beautiful. You are for minutes heroic. This is power. This is glory on earth. And it is yours nightly”.