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Alastair Macaulay Remembers Jacques d’Amboise

His charm was colossal and effortless, his love for many people effusive and happy. I keep coming across poems and messages he sent me. They were signed “Your Jacques.” How lucky was I? Everyone who knew him has similar tales to tell. How lucky were we. – Alastair Macaulay
Tags: Art, Dance, Alastair Macaulay, Jacques d'Amboise, 05.04.21


When Mr. Balanchine Taught His Dancers The Proper Way To Drink Tea

Jacques d’Amboise told the story – with mime – at an opening gala for this summer’s Dance on Camera festival at Lincoln Center, and filmmaker Maia Wechsler recorded it for the rest of us. (video)
Tags: Art, Dance, Lincoln Center, Balanchine, 07.18.18, Jacques d Amboise, Maia Wechsler


Balanchine's Guys Made A Difference

One of Balanchine’s most famous maxims, for better or worse, was “ballet is woman.” Yet at City Ballet, he produced a number of extraordinary male dancers, including Jacques d’Amboise and Arthur Mitchell, both 83, and Edward Villella, 81 — American treasures who overcame stereotypes about men and ballet and, on Mr. Mitchell’s part, racism, to […]
Tags: Art, Dance, Mitchell, Arthur Mitchell, Balanchine, City Ballet, 02.02.18, Jacques d'Amboise, Edward Villella



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