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Joffrey, Robert(Encyclopedia)Joffrey, Robert: see Joffrey Ballet.
Robert Joffrey Ballet(Encyclopedia)Robert Joffrey Ballet: see Joffrey Ballet.
Joffrey Ballet(Encyclopedia)Joffrey Ballet, one of the major American dance companies. It was founded in New York City in 1956 by the dancer-choreographer Robert Joffrey. From 1956 to 1964 it made yearly tours of the United Stat...
Altman, Robert(Encyclopedia)Altman, Robert, 1925–2006, American film director, b. Kansas City, Mo. One of the most original talents in late-20th-century American filmmaking, he created complex, often loosely plotted movies mar...
Ailey, Alvin, Jr.(Encyclopedia)Ailey, Alvin, Jr. ´l [key], 1931–89, American modern dancer and choreographer, b. Rogers, Tex. Ailey studied in Los Angeles with Lester Horton, whose strong, dramatic style and views about mult...
ballet(Encyclopedia)ballet bl´, bl´ [key] [Ital. ballare=to dance], classic, formalized solo or ensemble dancing of a highly controlled, dramatic nature performed to music. See also dance; modern dance. The Dev...
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