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CeceliaS_07062019-0965

.. I dance to the body electric..

a tribute to the dance era of the ’70s, lots of various styles of dance was being born from Liza Minnelli dance the work of Bob Fosse to the Russian ballerina Natalia Makarova who defected from the Soviet Union to the United States in 1970. Also in 1970, the American ballerina Suzanne Farrell defected from choreographer George Balanchine and his New York City Ballet (NYCB) and joined Maurice BĂ©jart and his Ballet of the Twentieth Century in Brussels. Four years later, in 1974, Mikhail Baryshnikov defected from the Soviet Union to Canada, then made his way to New York and the American Ballet Theatre (ABT). The same year, the young star Gelsey Kirkland defected from NYCB to ABT in order to begin a partnership with Baryshnikov.

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