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Wilde Times
Patricia Wilde, George Balanchine, and the Rise of New York City Ballet
Joel Lobenthal

University Press of New England



Contents

Introduction
• Eileen Simpson
• The Estate
• Depression and World War
• Leaving Ottawa
• Big City and Barn
• The Marquis
• Schooling American Ballet
• Mexico City, 1945
• Opening Night
• On Tour
• Balanchine’s Ballet Russe
• No Safety Net
• New Voices
• Anniversary Season
• Paris, 1949
• Royal Opera House
• Putting New York City Ballet on the Map
• East Side, West Side
• Grand Tour, 1952
• In the Dressing Room
• By the Seat of Her Tutu
• The Poodle
• Wedding Night
• Expanding Horizons
• Moving All Over
• Le Clercq’s Last Dance
• Zenith
• The Far East
• A Balanchine Swan
Raymonda Variations
• The USSR
• “You Can Always Come Back”
• Children
• American Ballet Theatre
• Pittsburgh
• Silver Sneaker
• Acknowledgments
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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