American Masters

American Ballet Theatre: A History

Preview: 05/15/2015 | 3m 31s

Encore broadcast. Ric Burns’ film on the 75-year history of the preeminent ballet company combines rehearsal footage, virtuoso performances and interviews with ABT's key figures including Alicia Alonso and the late Donald Saddler and Frederic Franklin; Susan Jaffe and Julie Kent, Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, Marcelo Gomez, choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

Aired: 05/15/15

Rating: NR

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