American Ballet Theatre

NYPR Archives & Preservation

Bob Sherman interviews Natalia Makarova, 1977

Monday, April 23, 2012


This week the Leonard Lopate Show interviews Natalia Makarova. Listen to a WQXR interview Bob Sherman did with Makarova in 1977, when she was prima ballerina at American Ballet Theatre.

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American Ballet Theatre to Visit Cuba in Honor of Ballerina

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

This November, the American Ballet Theatre will perform in Cuba for the first time in half a century. The company, based in New York City, has long had ties to the island: Cuba’s prima ballerina, Alicia Alonso, moved to the United States, and then joined the ballet theatre in 1940.