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Balanchine and the Lost MuseRevolution and the Making of a Choreographer$
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Elizabeth Kendall

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199959341

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959341.001.0001

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Theater School: Boys

Theater School: Boys

(p.41) Three Theater School: Boys
Balanchine and the Lost Muse

Elizabeth Kendall

Oxford University Press

This chapter focuses on Balanchine's experiences at the Imperial Theater School. It begins with a brief history of the theater. It then describes the accommodations, routine, and classes attended by the students; Balanchine's initial difficulties adjusting to his new school; his teachers and caretakers; and his first glimpse of Lidia Ivanova.

Keywords:   Imperial Theater School, boarding school, Lidia Ivanova

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