Beyond the Exaltation of the Individual Dancer

Posted on February 1, 2024 in THR Web Features
Image: A recent production of Alonzo King’s Single Eye with ABT principal dancers (from left) Thomas Forster, Isabella Boylston, Calvin Royal III, and Skylar Brandt; photograph by Marty Sohl.

Is it possible to imagine the ballet world without a primary teleology of aesthetic perfectionism and a baseline of low self-worth?

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