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Balanchine's Nutcracker, Midsummer Night's Dream and As You Like It: Videos available in the Avery Fisher Center

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As You Like it and Midsummer Nights's Dream

Title Scene From A Midsummer Night's Dream, Titania and Bottom
Date 1848
Medium oil on canvas
Source/Photographer [1], Hendrike 22:14, 10 December 2007

George Balanchine's The nutcracker [videorecording]

Michael Arshansky, Paul Nickel, and Alberta Grant in a c.1954 photograph of act 1, scene 1 of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker (1954). (Photograph by Fred'k Melton; from the Dance Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations. Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust.)

Interpreters Archive: Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from George Balanchine's 'The Nutcracker' AVAILABLE ONLINE!

Maria Tallchief coaching excerpts from George Balanchine's The nutcracker

The art of the ballerina [videorecording]

A midsummer night's dream [videorecording]

Oberon (Joaquin De Luz), Titania (Maria Kowroski), and Bottom in Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream.  Photo by Paul Kolnik for the NYCB.

The mastery of mimodrame