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sarry1979apr26_sidea_clip.mp3
Sarry talks about learning the role of Swanilda in Coppelia and crafting a "flashy" ending for her final performance of the Aurora Variation.Biographical note: Sarry got her start in the ballet world when she was scouted by the Joffrey Ballet in high…

nerina1979oct16_tape1_sidea_clip.mp3
Nerina discusses the importance of being trained at a very young age. She mentions how her teachers’ personalities influenced her repertoire. She also discusses starting her professional career at the Sadler’s Wells company and how she created the…

larsen1980feb26_sidea_clip.mp3
Larsen talks about becoming a dancer and the technique of miming. He discusses his debut in a Balanchine product of Boutique Phantasm as a young man. He also offers an in-depth analysis of the role of Dr. Coppelius in the classical ballet…

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Ananiashvili discusses how she wanted to make a change from figure skating to classical ballet. She began dancing in pointe shoes and talks about joining the older girls in classes.Biographical note:Ananiashvili is a Georgian ballerina who started…
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