Boston Ballerina: A Dancer, a Company, an Era by Laura Young,Janine Parker

By Laura Young,Janine Parker

As a constitution member of Boston Ballet and its predecessor, New England Civic Ballet, Laura younger has been affiliated with the corporate longer than the other dancer in its background. This ebook is either a memoir of her own trip and a desirable account of Boston Ballet’s upward push from a local troupe to the the world over famous corporation that it really is at the present time. it truly is interspersed with ruminations at the background of ballet, tales from the company’s Balanchine-influenced early years below founder E. Virginia Williams, and reminiscences from noteworthy excursions, together with these that includes the mythical Rudolf Nureyev, with whom younger used to be often paired. After retiring from the degree, younger has persevered her association with Boston Ballet, either as an administrator and a instructor. operating in collaboration with Janine Parker, younger has written a full of life, trained, and unique memoir.

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