Gelsey Kirkland

Gelsey Kirkland
Gelsey Kirkland
Gelsey Kirkland

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Gelsey Kirkland received her early training at the School of American Ballet, dancing children’s roles in Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Harlequinade. She graduated to the New York City Ballet in 1968, was promoted to soloist in 1970, and principal dancer in 1972. She performed a variety of leading roles in their repertory, including Concerto Barocco, The Cage,...read more

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