American Masters

Joffrey: The Green Table Rehearsal (1967)

Clip: 12/28/2012 | 25m 57s

The Green Table is a pacifist work depicting the inhumanities and corruption of war. It was created in 1932 for the International Competition of Choreography in Paris, where it won first prize. In 1967 The Joffrey Ballet became the first American company to present this anti-war masterpiece, and it quickly became a signature work for the company.

Aired: 12/28/12

Rating: NR

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