#TBT: Suzanne Farrell in "Eight by Adler" (1984)

#TBT: Suzanne Farrell in "Eight by Adler" (1984)

Former New York City Ballet principal Suzanne Farrell is famous as George Balanchine’s muse, yet Balanchine wasn’t the only choreographer whom she inspired. In 1984 her then-husband, Paul Mejia, also a former NYCB dancer, created a piece for her called...
#TBT: Yvonne Chouteau In Memoriam

#TBT: Yvonne Chouteau In Memoriam

Yvonne Chouteau, former ballerina with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and one of Oklahoma City Ballet’s founding artistic directors, died on Sunday at 86 years old. Chouteau was one of the “Five Moons,” five Native American ballerinas from Oklahoma...
Dancer Spotlight: Dancing for Mr. B

Dancer Spotlight: Dancing for Mr. B

Reported by Lauren Kay   Natalia Alonso doesn’t have Maria Tallchief’s black hair or chiseled features. But given Alonso’s dramatic flair, honed at Ballet Hispanico and Complexions Contemporary Ballet, playing—and dancing—the...

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