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Profile: Alexei Ratmansky, American Ballet Theatre

  • Aired: 05/09/2013
  • 10:49
  • Rating: NR
Alexei Ratmansky is one of the most in demand choreographers working in the world of ballet, but for four months this spring, he calls American Ballet Theatre home. He is a classicist and an innovator at the same time. His deep understanding of music and the language of ballet brings a new vitality to dance; but his greatest gift is his ability to bring out the best in his dancers.
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Profile of Alexei Ratmansky, artist-in-residence at the American Ballet Theatre
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