Win It! Shapes of American Ballet

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Shapes of American Ballet: Teachers and Training Before Balanchine

By Jessica Zeller

201 pages; $35

Texas Christian University dance professor Jessica Zeller sheds light on an often neglected piece of American dance history: the presence of American ballet from 1909 to 1934, prior to George Balanchine's arrival. Learn about trailblazers like Russian dancer Mikhail Mordkin, whose NYC-based company Mordkin Ballet laid the groundwork for American Ballet Theatre.

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