Great Performances

Interview with The Poet

Clip | 3m 43s

Meet Lloyd Riggins who dances the role of the The Poet in San Francisco Ballet's The Little Mermaid and discover how his role, (based on the real life author Hans Christian Anderson), came to be part of the ballet. The Little Mermaid from San Francisco Ballet airs on Great Performances Friday, December 16, 2011 at 9 p.m. (check local listings) as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Aired: 12/15/11

Rating: NR

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