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The George Balanchine Foundation

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Photo, top:
Darci Kistler & Nikolaj Hubbe in Apollo.
Credit: Paul Kolnik.
Choreography by George Balanchine
© The George Balanchine Trust



The mission of The George Balanchine Foundation is to utilize the Balanchine legacy to advance the development of dance and its allied arts in the United States and throughout the world on behalf of the dance community at large. This goal is pursued through a broad range of activities and programs, including concentrated research, ballet reconstructions, publications, lectures and videos, and other innovative projects.


November 2013

Jacques d'Amboise to tape video series for the George Balanchine Foundation. Renowned former principal dancer Jacques d'Amboise to coach Who Cares?.

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September 2013

The George Balanchine Foundation Issues Seven New Archival Videos featuring excerpts from Rubies from Jewels, Meditation, Emeralds from Jewels, Liebeslieder Walzer, La Source, Valse Fantaisie, The Unanswered Question from Ivesiana, coached by dancers who originated or were major interpreters of these roles.

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September 2013

Nancy Reynolds, Director of Research for The George Balanchine Foundation, to be presented with the 2013 Bessies Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance.

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July 2013

The George Balanchine Foundation's The Balanchine Essays released for on-line sales.

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December 2012

Kay Mazzo and Peter Martins tape video series for the George Balanchine Foundation. Former principal dancers with New York City Ballet coach roles Balanchine created on them.

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September 2012

Jacques d'Amboise tapes video series for the George Balanchine Foundation. Celebrated former principal dancer Jacques d'Amboise coaches defining role of Apollo.

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August 2012

Gloria Govrin to tape video series for the George Balanchine Foundation. Longtime New York City Ballet soloist to teach and coach three major solos choreographed on her by Balanchine.

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March 2012

The George Balanchine Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the complete series of THE BALANCHINE ESSAYS in DVD format.

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October 2011

Merrill Ashley to tape video series for the George Balanchine Foundation. Leading Roles in Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 to be coached by New York City Ballet celebrated former principal dancer.

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October 2011

Jillana to tape video series for the George Balanchine Foundation. Former NYCB Principal Dancer to coach the role in Liebeslieder Walzer Balanchine created on her.

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August 2011

Jillana, Conrad Ludlow, and Suki Schorer to tape video series for The George Balanchine Foundation. Roles in Liebeslieder Walzer and La Source will be coached by the dancers on whom Balanchine choreographed them.

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April 2011

The George Balanchine Foundation is pleased to announce seven additions to its archival video series. These videos are devoted to detailed examinations of selected passages of Balanchine's choreography.

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