Jacques d'Amboise was recently on The Leonard Lopate Show to discuss his new book "I Was A Dancer" and discussed some of his favorite picks with us!
Jacques d'Amboise, one of America's most celebrated dancers, discusses his decades-long career with the New York City Ballet. In his memoir, I Was A Dancer, he recounts his early years as a student at The School of American Ballet and his years as George Balanchine's protege, during which time Balanchine choreographed more works for him than any other dancer.
Jacques D’Amboise, one of the finest classical dancers of our time, discusses his work in the field of arts education. In 1976, while still a principal dancer at the New York City Ballet, he founded the National Dance Institute, a model program that exposes thousands of school children to the magic and discipline of dance. He's joined by Alex Shimizu, a 15-year-old dancer in the National Dance Institute. They’ll talk with Christopher Walken about the challenges and rewards of dance. And the actor Eddie Izzard drops by!
Jacques D'Amboise came on The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about his favorite music, and more.
Lloyd Moss interviews Jacques d'Amboise about his life (upbringing in Washington Heights) and career. Mr. d'Amboise discusses the musical selections of his choosing and his new book, _Teaching the Magic of Dance_.
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Bob Sherman talks to Jacques D'Amboise, dancer and advocate of men's lib in the world of ballet.
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