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Ballet Initiative: Episode 23: Gloria Govrin

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Ms. Govrin was a soloist with New York City Ballet for 15 years under George Balanchine. Today, she's a renowned teacher and the Artistic Director of Eastern Connecticut Ballet. In our conversation, she shares her life as a dancer and gives fascinating first hand insight into the legend of Mr. B.

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http://balletinitiative.com/podcast/2014/3/25/gloria-govrin

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She had such interesting things to say about working with Balanchine and her approach to teaching.

I'd never seen her in person, but every time I watch the "Apollo" excerpt with her, Suzanne Farrell, Patricia Neary, and Jacques d'Amboise, I can't take my eyes off her.

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