EDWARD GOREY, BALLETOMANEAuthor writing Gorey biography seeks your Gorey stories
Posted 10 October 2012 - 06:58 AM
Posted 10 October 2012 - 07:07 AM
See posts #61-#63 in "Remembering Patricia McBride." If you want to delve deeper, see Gorey's remarks on the subject in the ballet-related interviews, especially Tobi Tobias's for Dance magazine (I believe it's Dance) in Ascending Peculiarity, a collection of interviews with Gorey.
Posted 10 October 2012 - 01:47 PM
For those who don't have access to Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey, here the the answer to AlbanyGirl's question as regards to "favorite ballerina." The year is 1974.
Allegra Kent's Sugar Plum Fairy moved Gorey to tears on at least one occasion.
Gorey claims to have watched the Balanchine Swan Lake (Act II and IV) over a hundred times. I can believe it. Swan Lake was performed very, very frequently.. My second-favorite cartoon in The Lavender Leotard shows two children looking at those long lists convering an entire NYCB season. "There are twenty-seven Swan Lakes this season, but only twenty-one Firebirds." Very true, for certain years.
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 06:49 PM
Any one else remember???
Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:07 PM
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