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George Balanchine

 
George Balanchine Headshot
Date of Birth: January 22, 1904
Date of Death: April 30, 1983 (79)

Birth Place: RUSSIA

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[Broadway, 1983]
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[Broadway, 1954]
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[Broadway, 1943]
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[Broadway, 1940]
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Photos

Danielle Brown & Ricardo Rhodes  Photo

Danielle Brown & Ricardo Rhodes

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Date:
11/09/2017
Emily Bromberg, Simone Messmer and Chase Swatosh Photo

Emily Bromberg, Simone Messmer and Chase Swatosh

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Date:
04/22/2016
Emily Bromberg, Simone Messmer and Chase Swatosh Photo

Emily Bromberg, Simone Messmer and Chase Swatosh

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Date:
04/22/2016
Miami City Ballet dancers in SERENADE. Choreography by George Balanchine, Copyright T Photo

Miami City Ballet dancers in SERENADE. Choreography by George Balanchine, Copyright The George Balanchine Trust.

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Date:
04/22/2016

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1983]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1954]
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[Broadway, 1951]
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[Broadway, 1951]
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[Broadway, 1948]
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[Broadway, 1947]
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[Broadway, 1945]
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[Broadway, 1944]
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[Broadway, 1944]
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[Broadway, 1944]
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[Broadway, 1943]
Director

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[Broadway, 1943]
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[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1940]
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Director

[Broadway, 1940]
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[Broadway, 1940]
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[Broadway, 1938]
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[Broadway, 1938]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1936]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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George Balanchine News

Cristian Laverde König Will Be a Guest Artist in the Ballet Arts' Production Of THE  Photo Cristian Laverde König Will Be a Guest Artist in the Ballet Arts' Production Of THE NUTCRACKER
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2022

CRISTIAN LAVERDE K√ĖNIG, former principal dancer of the Milwaukee Ballet, will appear as a guest artist in the role of the Snow King, in Ballet Arts' production of The Nutcracker on December 9, 10 & 11, 2022. ¬† The performances will take place at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson, Tennessee. ¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†

Canton Ballet's Celebrate Dance! Returns To The Canton Palace Theatre Stage, October  Photo Canton Ballet's Celebrate Dance! Returns To The Canton Palace Theatre Stage, October 15
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2022

Canton Ballet presents Celebrate Dance! at the Canton Palace Theatre on October 15. The program features a diverse selection of dance genres and new creations choreographed by today's most talented dance-makers.

New Dates Announced for Encores! THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Starring Ruthie Ann Miles Photo New Dates Announced for Encores! THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Starring Ruthie Ann Miles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

New York City Center has announced new performance dates for¬†Encores!¬†The Light in the Piazza¬†as part of the 2022 ‚Äď 2023 season. Due to scheduling conflicts, the Tony Award-winning musical directed by¬†Chay Yew¬†and featuring Tony winner¬†Ruthie Ann Miles¬†will run June 21 ‚Äď 25, 2023 at New York City Center.

Feature: KIYON ROSS TO BECOME PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET'S NEW ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIREC Photo Feature: KIYON ROSS TO BECOME PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET'S NEW ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR at
by Sondra Forsyth - Sep 21, 2022

As Associate Artistic Director, Mr. Ross will work in close collaboration with Mr. Boal to implement and advance PNB’s artistic vision, and consult on all artistic matters including programming, hiring, and casting. He will also provide oversight for PNB’s special projects such as Next Step, PNB Dance Film Festival, and digital programming. As part of his new appointment, Mr. Ross will continue to co-lead PNB’s I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility) committee.

Coral Springs Center For The Arts To Present THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER in December Photo Coral Springs Center For The Arts To Present THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER in December
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

The Coral Springs Center for the Arts today announced a special 10th season performance of The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky's 130-year-old ballet reimagined as a holiday dance spectacle. It will be presented on Sunday, December 11, at 7 pm.

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Celebrate Its 10th Season With 30 City National Tour Photo THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Celebrate Its 10th Season With 30 City National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky's 130-year-old ballet reimagined as a holiday dance spectacle, will travel to 30 cities this fall while celebrating the show's 10th season. Inspired by the live stage show, the Original Special 'The Hip Hop Nutcracker' from Disney Branded Television will stream this holiday season, only on Disney+.

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER Celebrates 10th Season at PPAC On in December Photo THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER Celebrates 10th Season at PPAC On in December
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky's 130-year-old ballet reimagined as a holiday dance spectacle, will travel to 30 cities this fall to celebrate the show's 10th season, including a stop at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Wednesday, December 7 at 7:30P. An on sale date for The Hip Hop Nutcracker  in Providence will be announced.

24 Actors Will Make Their Broadway Debuts in LEOPOLDSTADT; Meet the Full Cast! Photo 24 Actors Will Make Their Broadway Debuts in LEOPOLDSTADT; Meet the Full Cast!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

Leopoldstadt officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, September 14. Get to know the cast bringing this play to the stage!

Legendary Chita Rivera To Perform At Segerstrom Center For The Arts Photo Legendary Chita Rivera To Perform At Segerstrom Center For The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2022

Come celebrate the one and only CHITA RIVERA in a unique concert event CHITA THE RHYTHM OF MY LIFE for a single performance only on Sunday, December 11 at 2:00pm presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.

Michael S. Rosenberg Named President & CEO of New York City Center Photo Michael S. Rosenberg Named President & CEO of New York City Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Michael S. Rosenberg has been named incoming President and CEO of New York City Center. Beginning November 1, Rosenberg succeeds Arlene Shuler who is stepping down after more than 19 years at the helm of Manhattan's first performing arts center.

George Balanchine Videos

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce VideoVIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Balanchine's DIAMONDS Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce VideoVIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet In Crystal Pite's PLOT POINT Coming To The Joyce
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: NYC Ballet's Tiler Peck on George Balanchine's APOLLO: Anatomy of a Dance VideoVIDEO: NYC Ballet's Tiler Peck on George Balanchine's APOLLO: Anatomy of a Dance
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2022

For Tiler Peck, the challenge of portraying Terpsichore lies in the choreography's lack of 'fireworks,' but she feels at home in the role thanks to the 'quiet but commanding' energy of her most recent onstage partner.

VIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet VideoVIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: NYC Ballet's Olivia Boisson on George Balanchine's SCHERZO À LA RUSSE: Anatom VideoVIDEO: NYC Ballet's Olivia Boisson on George Balanchine's SCHERZO À LA RUSSE: Anatomy of a Dance
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2022

Watch as Olivia Boisson recalls the excitement and joy she felt dancing the lead role in Scherzo à la Russe as an apprentice nearly ten years ago, a treasured and fitting experience of a rare but playful work, as she describes it.

Video: NYC Ballet's Joseph Gordon on George Balanchine's DIVERTIMENTO FROM LE BAISER  VideoVideo: NYC Ballet's Joseph Gordon on George Balanchine's DIVERTIMENTO FROM LE BAISER DE LA FEE
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2022

Watch as¬†Joseph Gordon discusses the vast differences between the two central pas de deux in Divertimento from ‚ÄėLe Baiser de la F√©e,‚Äô and how a trusting partnership is essential to conveying the intended tenor of both.

VIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Teases Summer Season at Metropolitan Opera House VideoVIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Teases Summer Season at Metropolitan Opera House
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2022

American Ballet Theatre returns to the Metropolitan¬†Opera House for the first time in three years for its Summer season, June 13‚ÄďJuly 16, 2022.

VIDEO: Watch George Balanchine's LA VALSE: Anatomy of a Dance VideoVIDEO: Watch George Balanchine's LA VALSE: Anatomy of a Dance
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2022

Jared Angle walks through the suspenseful moment of discovery between the principal couple of George Balanchine's LA VALSE. Interpretation of their pantomime is left to the viewer, save for the overtones of doomed romance.

VIDEO: Mira Nadon on George Balanchine's MOVEMENTS FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA: Anatomy of  VideoVIDEO: Mira Nadon on George Balanchine's MOVEMENTS FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA: Anatomy of a Dance
by Alan Henry - Oct 4, 2021

For Mira Nadon, the beauty of this 'complex' leotard ballet lies in its contrasting movement qualities, which she honed under the tutelage of Suzanne Farrell, originator of the role.

VIDEO: Watch The Trailer For New Documentary IN BALANCHINE'S CLASSROOM VideoVIDEO: Watch The Trailer For New Documentary IN BALANCHINE'S CLASSROOM
by Alan Henry - Aug 19, 2021

IN BALANCHINE’S CLASSROOM takes us back to the glory years of Balanchine’s New York City Ballet through the remembrances of his former dancers and their quest to fulfill the vision of a genius. Opening the door to his studio, Balanchine’s private laboratory, they reveal new facets of the groundbreaking choreographer: taskmaster, mad scientist, and spiritual teacher. Today, as his former dancers teach a new generation, questions arise: what was the secret of his teaching? Can it be replicated?