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Carla Fracci et Mikhail Baryshnikov

Carla Fracci and Mikhail Baryshnikov perform in the American Ballet Theatre's production of 'Medea' (by John Butler, with music by Samuel Barber),

Judith Jamison and Mikhail Baryshnikov, performing "Pas de Duke" (1976)

Judith Jamison and Mikhail Baryshnikov, performing "Pas de Duke". Choreographed by Alvin Ailey set to the music of Duke Ellington. First performance by Alvin Ailey City Center Dance Theater, NY, May Photo by Lois Greenfield.

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Ballerina Recreates The Paintings Of Edgar Degas

Misty Copeland recreates Degas masterpieces for Harper’s Bazaar, photo NYC Dance Project.

MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV. SOLOS WITH PIANO OR NOT...

Mikhail Baryshnikov performing 'Indoor Man' choreographed by Tere O'Connor in 'Solos With Piano or not' at the Barbican Centre in 2004

"Ballet is not technique but a way of expression that comes more closely to the inner language of man than any other." - George Borodin  Photography: Lolla Fukari  with Karin Becvarova

"Ballet is not technique but a way of expression that comes more closely to the inner language of man than any other." - George Borodin Photography: Lolla Fukari with Karin Becvarova

Mikhail Baryshnikov with Royal Ballet in 'Romeo and Juliet' (choreography by Kenneth MacMillan, music by Serge Prokofiev). First performed by Baryshnikov in London, October 22, 1975

Mikhail Baryshnikov with Royal Ballet in 'Romeo and Juliet' (choreography by Kenneth MacMillan, music by Serge Prokofiev). First performed by Baryshnikov in London, October 1975

ARTHUR MITCHELL challenged the idea that black bodies were not suited to classical ballet.  He danced with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the 1950's and 1960's, the first Black dancer to become a leading dancer with a Ballet Company.

In 1955 Arthur Mitchell became the first African American dancer with the New York City Ballet. Founder of Dance theater of Harlem.

Italian ballerina Carla Fracci and Russianborn American dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov perform in the American Ballet Theatre's production of 'Medea' at...

Italian ballerina Carla Fracci and Russian-born American dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov perform in the American Ballet Theatre's production of 'Medea' (by John Butler, with music by Samuel Barber) at the Uris Theatre, New York, New York, January

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