Violette & Mr. B. Violette Verdy in a film by Dominique Delouche Violette Verdy, best remembered for her years as one of George Balanchine’s prima ballerinas at the New York City Ballet, has, in her retirement from the stage, been deeply involved in the training of young dancers. In this fascinating film, Ms. Verdy is shown coaching principal and guest artists at the Paris Opera Ballet in works of Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. Her deep respect for the dances and her supportive work with her dancers define the qualities of a great teacher. Includes Violette coaches Elisabeth Maurin in Emeralds, Violette coaches Isabelle Guerin in Dances at a Gathering, Violette coaches Lucia Lacarra and Cyril Pierre in Liebeslieder Walzer, Violette coaches Elizabeth Platel and Nicolas LeRiche in In the Night, and Violette coaches Margaret Illmann and Vladimir Malakhov in Tchaikovsky Pas de deux. DVD 75 minutes, color
Violette & Mr. B.
- Violette Verdy in a film by Dominique Delouche