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Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

The Cuban National Ballet, complete with its own training school and indigenous twist, was built in large part by Fernando Alonso, a remarkable man who danced on Broadway, studied with the greatest figures of the Golden Era of Ballet, and helped win the support of the post-1959 revolutionary government for the advancement of ballet.


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Tango Nuevo

The ongoing transformation of a beloved cultural tradition.

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On Stage Alone: Soloists and the Modern Dance Canon

Rediscover some of the most courageous dancers of the twentieth century

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More Balanchine Variations

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Leaps in the Dark: Art and the World

Rediscover one of the greatest dance writers of the twentieth century

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Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

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Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Explore the vibrant and varied dance traditions of the islands

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Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

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On Technique

On Technique provides a fascinating look into the careers and teaching philosophies of eighteen of the world’s most respected ballet masters, principals, and artistic directors.

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Once A Dancer…: An Autobiography

Autobiography of one of Balanchine's finest ballerinas