New York City Ballet rehearsal of "Glinkaiana" with George Balanchine and Patricia McBride, choreography by George Balanchine (New York) IMAGE ID: SWOPE_1211175

New York City Ballet rehearsal of "Glinkaiana" with George Balanchine and Patricia McBride, choreography by George Balanchine (New York) IMAGE ID:

.New York City Ballet Company costume fitting for "Don Quixote" with George Balanchine and Suzanne Farrell, choreography by George Balanchine (New York)

New York City Ballet Company costume fitting for "Don Quixote" with George Balanchine and Suzanne Farrell, choreography by George Balanchine (New York)

George Balanchine and Maria Tallchief

wehadfacesthen: “ Choreographer George Balanchine rehearsing with Maria Tallchief, New York City Ballet, New York, 1958 ”

New York City Ballet - "Diamonds" --Music Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 (1875) by Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky.  Choreography by George Balanchine -- Premiere April 13, 1967, NYCB, New York State Theater.  Diamonds: Suzanne Farrell, Jacques d'Amboise;  Costumes: by Karinska.  "Jewels" a full-length, three-act ballet, without plot & using the music of three different composers. Balanchine was inspired by jewelry designer Claude Arpels, stating that “it was wonderful to see how our cost...

New York City Ballet - "Diamonds" --Music Symphony No. 3 Costumes: by Karinska.

Ballerinas standing on window sill in rehearsal...

[ the hard , steady work of creating beauty : ballet dancers rehearse , 1936 ] alfred eisenstaedt ; time & life pictures / getty images " scene at the school of american ballet , new york , 1936 "

George Balanchine, choreographer, admiring the work of his cat, Murka.

If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger,There'd Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats: Artists and Animals Were Collaborators

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George Balanchine's Serenade Fun fact of the day- this was choreographed on a group of students, tailored to their skill sets!

George Balanchine and Mourka

Choreographer and founder of the School of American Ballet George Balanchine and his cat Mourka.

Tiler Peck in George Balanchine’s “Who Cares?” NYCB. Photograph by Paul Kolnik. Tiler Peck recently has become the company’s most thrilling and musical ballerina. In Who Cares? (1970), danced to George Gershwin tunes, she proved what it means to dance big, projecting grace — and even sensuality — in her pas de deux with Robert Fairchild. The audience immediately perked up whenever she appeared onstage.

Tiler Peck in George Balanchine’s “Who Cares? Photograph by Paul Kolnik. Tiler Peck recently has become the company’s most thrilling and musical ballerina. In Who Cares?

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