NYC Ballet's Taylor Stanley Discusses George Balanchine's Square Dance

Russian choreographer George Balanchine is highly regarded as one of the best ballet choreographers of the 20th century. After moving to the U.S. in 1933, he also had a successful entrepreneurial career as the co-founder of the School of American Ballet and the New York City Ballet.

In this video, NYC Ballet dancer Taylor Stanley talks about what it’s like dancing in Balanchine’s Square Dance ballet.

Soloist Taylor Stanley talks about why the pensive male solo in Balanchine’s Square Dance suits his personality on and off the stage.

You can catch Taylor Stanley in one of the 3 upcoming performances of Square Dance at the Lincoln Center.

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