Jock Soto on His Life in Dance

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Jock Soto, former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet discusses his career and his place in ballet history. His memoir Every Step You Take weaves together the diverse strands of his life: being the child of a Puerto Rican–Navajo couple, the gay son of a fiercely macho man, a naive teenager moving to New York, and a driven artist. He shares recollections of working with dance icons and includes recipes.


Jock Soto

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LL from UWS

Please ask Jock Soto about what it was like to be a newcomer in New York? Does he have advice on how we New Yorkers can support young dancers when they are new to New York?

P.S. I love his work. Also Leonard's.

Oct. 06 2011 01:09 PM

Loved Soto's dancing & his stage presence. Had a NYCB subscription for over 30 years.

Oct. 06 2011 01:05 PM

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