André Eglevsky
American dancer
André Eglevsky
André Eglevsky was a Russian-born American ballet dancer and teacher. Eglevsky was born in Moscow, but was taken to live in France when he was eight, his mother having decided that his talent as a dancer demanded that he be properly trained.
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Weekend Live Music Rundown - April 22, 2011 - Patch.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Acoustic Jam, 7PM @ Sunken Well Tavern Downtown: Join the circle of great musicians (Jay Starling, Mark D, Mark Davis, Andre Eglevsky, Jim Burton and many passers through) and jam acoustically until closing. Great food, beverages, and a really warm
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ARTS | LONG ISLAND; For Dancer, a Tribute and a Homecoming
NYTimes - about 7 years
AS a small child on Long Island in the early 1950s, Marina Eglevsky was often taken by her father, André, to watch classes at the New York City Ballet, where Mr. Eglevsky created leading roles under the choreographer George Balanchine. Not content with staying on the sidelines, Ms. Eglevsky said, ''I would just run in a class and grab anything I
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A 'Nutcracker' to the Rescue?
NYTimes - about 16 years
CAN ballet companies live by ''The Nutcracker'' alone? The Eglevsky Ballet is trying to find out. After taking a year off, the company returns with ''The Nutcracker'' on Friday at Tilles Center, opening a three-day, five-performance run. This time out the company's future could be at stake. Productions of ''The Nutcracker'' play a major role in the
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Janet Reed, 83, Ballerina With Comic Touch
NYTimes - almost 17 years
Janet Reed, whose comic gifts and sparkling technique made her one of American dance's most beloved ballerinas in the early years of American Ballet Theater and New York City Ballet, died in Seattle last Monday. She was 83 and lived in Seattle. She suffered a stroke one week earlier, said Maren Erskine, her daughter-in-law. A petite redhead whose
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DANCE REVIEW; Restoring The Sparkle To 'Jewels' By Balanchine
NYTimes - over 17 years
The Miami City Ballet has come a long way since its beginnings in 1986 under Edward Villella's artistic direction, and two revealing programs at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark proved nothing short of a triumph. The jewel in the weekend crown was aptly ''Jewels,'' George Balanchine's three-act plotless masterpiece, performed on
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A Holiday Confection Is Back on Its Toes
NYTimes - about 18 years
YEARS ago, during a workshop that George Balanchine conducted for choreographers, Jane Miller Gifford heard some memorable words from the founder of the New York City Ballet. '' 'Is very pretty; is like wall paper,'' he told the poor guy whose piece had just been performed,'' recalled Ms. Gifford, now the director of the Eglevsky Ballet. ''Then he
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BOOKEND; The Man Who Understood Balanchine
NYTimes - over 18 years
In the 1970's I used to run into Edwin Denby during intermissions of the New York City Ballet at Lincoln Center. I was reminded of him and everything he stood for in New York cultural life by ''Dance Writings & Poetry,'' a new selection of his work edited by Robert Cornfield and published in both hardcover and paperback by Yale University Press. I
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''Nutcrackers'' Showing Personal Touches
NYTimes - about 19 years
DURING the 22 years that Frank Ohman danced with the New York City Ballet, he appeared in every production of George Balanchine's ''Nutcracker'' -- performing every male role from the lead father in the opening party scene to candy canes and cavaliers in the second act. The ballet played a major part in his evolving profesional career. So when Mr.
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The Men Have Leaped Into the Limelight
NYTimes - almost 20 years
BALLET IS A WOMAN'S ART, OR SO IT HAS BEEN SAID. But is it? For all the magic of toe shoes and tutus, men have often soared and spun through ballet in ways unmatched by women, casting a special light on the dance of their era. That we are now in such a time can be seen with just a quick look through the roster and repertory of American Ballet
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Surviving It All, Dismissals, Tours and Balanchine
NYTimes - almost 20 years
MARIA TALLCHIEF America's Prima Ballerina By Maria Tallchief with Larry Kaplan Illustrated. 351 pages. Henry Holt. $27.50. ONCE A DANCER . . . An Autobiography By Allegra Kent Illustrated. 340 pages. St. Martin's Press. $26.95 AMERICAN INDIAN BALLERINAS By Lili Cockerille Livingston Illustrated. 348 pages. University of Oklahoma Press. $34.95. The
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LONG ISLAND GUIDE
NYTimes - about 20 years
FREE CHOICES TODAY Pegs is accompanied by the Gentleman Trio: Andrew Hall, bassist; Joe Tranchina, pianist, and Stefan Schatz, percussionist. For a change of holiday pace, the four appear at 2 P.M. at the Long Beach Library on West Park Avenue (432-7201). Instead of closing down for the winter, the Fire Island National Seashore this year will be
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Salvatore Aiello, 51; Led Dance Troupe
NYTimes - over 21 years
Salvatore Aiello, director of the North Carolina Dance Theater, died on Saturday at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. He was 51 and lived in Charlotte. The cause was pneumonia, said Peggy Howard, the company's press director. Mr. Aiello, who was born in Herkimer, N.Y., began his professional career in 1963 as a dancer with the Joffrey
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Review/Dance; Speed and Nuance, Speed and Daring
NYTimes - about 23 years
George Balanchine's "Sylvia Pas de Deux" is associated with two expert technicians, Maria Tallchief and Andre Eglevsky, who performed the duet frequently. And certainly this little oddity of a duet calls for a strong classical technique. But technique must be used here in the service of lightness, charm and almost finicky detail. Danced to a
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BALANCHINE FESTIVAL; In Praise Of a 'Marvel'
NYTimes - over 23 years
To the Editor: As an old-time fan of City Ballet (I was there when it was being formed -- $1.50 for a balcony seat), I am grateful for Anna Kisselgoff's encouraging overview of the troupe and its recent celebration of George Balanchine's works [ "How City Ballet Gave New Life to the Legacy of Balanchine," July 4 ] . So, there isn't another
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DANCE VIEW; How City Ballet Gave New Life To the Legacy Of Balanchine
NYTimes - over 23 years
No company other than the New York City Ballet staged a mammoth two-month celebration devoted to 73 of George Balanchine's ballets, and no other company could. Ten years after his death, one of ballet's greatest choreographers has received the finest tribute imaginable -- an outstandingly danced survey of his work, presented on an unprecedented
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Review/City Ballet; Recalling the Balanchine Of the Star-Studded 50's
NYTimes - almost 24 years
Dancers danced very differently in George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the 1950's than in later years, and that special and creative era in the company's history was recalled in its "Balanchine Celebration" over the weekend. A geyser of nearly forgotten ballets brought in three Balanchine classical showpieces: the sparkling "Minkus Pas de
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Review/Ballet; Delayed Debut for Ruzimatov, Former Kirov Star
NYTimes - over 26 years
LEAD: Dancing too well and too hard? American Ballet Theater's otherwise splendid season has been marked by a notable number of injuries, some even sustained in rehearsal before the opening at the Metropolitan Opera House three and a half weeks ago. Dancing too well and too hard? American Ballet Theater's otherwise splendid season has been marked
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Leda Anchutina Eglevsky, 73, Dancer and Founder of Troupe
NYTimes - about 27 years
LEAD: Leda Anchutina Eglevsky, who danced in George Balanchine's first American ballet companies and founded the Eglevsky Ballet with her husband, Andre Eglevsky, was found dead yesterday morning in bed at her home in Massapequa, L.I. The cause of death was not immediately determined. Always reluctant to give her age, Miss Leda Anchutina Eglevsky,
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Review/City Ballet; At 40, Standards and Surprises
NYTimes - almost 28 years
LEAD: For the fifth year the New York City Ballet has turned the closing night of its winter season into a benefit for its own Dancers' Emergency Fund. This new company tradition has all sorts of thematic possibilities and Sunday night's program at the New York State Theater was not only stupendously danced but also brilliantly arranged. For the
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Videocassettes Planned of 50's TV Variety Series
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: Performances remembered become better with time, the beneficiaries of a verdict of perfection that no one can disprove. Which makes it all the more fascinating to contemplate the testing of one's memory against performances from ''The Bell Telephone Hour,'' the celebrated television variety series of some 30 years ago, which are about to be
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