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Gloria Govrin: Life, Dance, And Lessons From "Mr. B"

Five-foot, ten-inch dancer Gloria Govrin reached unprecedented heights when she joined the New York City Ballet nearly six decades ago. This hour, we take an in-depth look at her groundbreaking career -- including her work under choreographer George Balanchine ("Mr. B") -- and learn about the unique opportunity that brought her to Connecticut. 

Event info:

Eastern Connecticut Ballet will perform at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, 2017. For more information, click here


  • Gloria Govrin - Former New York City Ballet soloist who danced under the direction of George Balanchine; current Artistic Director of Eastern Connecticut Ballet in East Lyme, Connecticut

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This show originally aired on March 14, 2017.

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