"Of the three muses who instruct Apollo in the arts, it is Terpsichore who dances with him. By combining both rhythm and gesture she reveals dancing to the world."
Is that Marianela?
yes she is :)
“Balance a Trois” (1956), showing Jean Babilée leaping into the air. Photo (c) Willy Rizzo.
I like how it looks like he’s just hanging out floating up there… “Never mind me, just defying physics, whatevs.”
Tht jump shouldnt even be humanly possible!!!
I think he jumped off the thing!
There’s something so dramatic about this that I love, though I’m not really a Balanchine choreography fan.
Dancer is Bart Cook in First Variation: Melancholic.
Tiler Peck and Robert Fairchild of New York City Ballet. Photo by Paul Kolnik.