Benjamin Millepied says there is no better mentor than George Balanchine. Even though he never worked with the master, just dancing and watching his ballets has given this star dancer what he calls “an incredible education.”
Benjamin Millepied’s ethereal “Quasi Una Fantasia” is the principal dancer’s first ballet New York City Ballet. It is set to music by Henryk Gorecki.
Millepied, a French-trained dancer who joined the company in 1995, will perform with Jenifer Ringer in George Balanchine’s pastoral “Scotch Symphony.”
Choreographer and New York City Ballet principal dancer Benjamin Millepied
The corps de ballet plays an essential part, creating splendid tableaux, in Millepied’s “Quasi Una Fantansia.”
Janie Taylor is a fragile creature who is supported by Jared Angle in “Quasi Una Fantasia,” which will make its SPAC premiere this week.