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Barbara Weisberger: En pointeDocumentary about the career & life of PA Ballet's founder

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Posted 11 March 2008 - 03:07 PM

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Barbara Weisberger: En Pointe
March 11, 2008

Stay tuned for this dynamic documentary about the remarkable life and career of Pennsylvania Ballet's founder, Barbara Weisberger.

March 18/ 9 p.m./ WHYY
March 21/ 11 p.m./ WHYY

Barbara Weisberger: En Pointe, produced by WVIA, a PBS affiliate serving Northeast and North Central Pennsylvania, is the fourth in a series of documentaries called Great Pennsylvanians. It features interviews with dance luminaries Edward Villella, founding Artistic Director and CEO of the Miami City Ballet; Clive Barnes, current dance critic for the New York Post and former dance critic for The New York Times; Kirk Peterson, Master Teaching Associate of American Ballet Theatre; Carol Bartlett, Artistic Director of Peabody Dance; Barbara Sandonato, Pennsylvania Ballet’s first dancer; Roy Kaiser, hired by Barbara in 1979 as an Apprentice and currently serves as Artistic Director of Pensnylvania Ballet; and of course, “Miss Barbara” herself.

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