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Victor Barbee when he was a dancer with my Los Angeles Ballet for a year when he was 18-19. Straight from SAB and before he joined ABT. First knew him when he was 15 at SAB and was charmed by his talent, looks, and personality. He was always a “magnet” and some of the people in love with him would shock most people, but he always behaved like a gentleman and NEVER, EVER, “succumbed”...not even to Rudolph Nureyev! Rudy and many more adored him...but Victor always kept his head (not easy for a young guy in those years) and now is happily married to Julie Kent, one of ABT’s most beautiful ballerinas and now director of The Washington Ballet. Since he, Damian Woetzel, Kip Houston, and many other young men learned some of their craft in my LA company, I feel like a Dad with many sons. Could be worse. @roman.julian.mejia @caroledharting @spappajohn13 @kurtfroman @jovanifurlan @michaelseanbreeden @anthonyhuxley @damian_woetzel @guillaumecote @nancydancy81 @alastair.macaulay @barnettserchuk @nycballet @abtofficial @juliekentofficial @snarfmylife @wendyw @tilerpeck @thewashingtonballet @sab_nyc @barbaravogelstein @sarahjessicaparker @alexpappajohn14 @zane_winders #nycb #nureyev #ballet

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