Dancing in the Early 1950s

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

in Balanchine the Teacher

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032528
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813046310 | DOI:
Dancing in the Early 1950s

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This chapter describes the experiences of the author as a dancer in the early 1950s. Specifically, she gives an account of an average workday by describing a day on her company's first tour in Europe in 1952, as well as an idea of what the logistics of their lives were like, as members of a poor company.

Keywords: ballet dancers; ballet company; dance

Chapter.  1375 words. 

Subjects: Dance

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