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Apollo

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Apollo

Apollo

Apollo

Only Available in Archive Formats.

This year is the 71st anniversary year of Balanchine's "Apollo" - the dance that brought ballet into the 20th Century. With this work, Balanchine began of his long collaboration with Stravinsky. Almost every famous male dancer has danced "Apollo," who is portrayed as a rough adolescent, rather than a Greek god. This ballet also introduced many innovations. Jean Battey Lewis reports.