Hopeless romantic, pure classicist, intellectual modernist — find out how George Balanchine& many different sides come across in his extraordinary body of work, and how he established the first truly American ballet company.
Ballet dancer Edward Villella engaging in a champagne toast w. choreographer George Balanchine (R) & three other unident. men in his dressing room after his performance in Balanchine's "Prodigal Son" at NY State Theater.
George Balanchine: was ballet trained in Russia, he grew and moved on to ballet russe in paris and worked on choreography and performance. George Balanchine is also known for his deconstruction of ballet.