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Founded by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein
Chairman of Faculty and Artistic Director Peter Martins

Curriculum

Adagio

Adagio

The art of performing together in pas de deux is taught to female and male students in the upper levels. The technique of adagio instills a strong sense of balance, musical and physical timing, unity of movement, and eloquence of gesture. Adagio classes are usually taught by men.

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