Susan Jaffe

Aug 9th, 20112 Comments
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A Ballerina’s Career In a Nutshell

Season 2: Episode 13 | 18:25

Former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Susan Jaffe recounts the story of her discovery by Mikhail Baryshnikov and how it launched her long, superstar career.

Susan Jaffe’s DancePulp profile

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Drew Jacoby, contemporary ballerina, has worked with Alonzo King, Complexions, Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, Sylvie Guillem, Desmond Richardson, Lightfoot Leon, Mia Michaels, Dutch National Ballet, Lar Lubovitch, and Christopher Wheeldon. She is the co-founder of the independent dance duo Jacoby & Pronk and is the co-founder of DancePulp. She joined Nederlands Dans Theater 1 in August 2012. // You can find Drew on Twitter (@iamdrewjacoby) and Facebook.

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2 Responses to “Susan Jaffe”

  1. Nina says:

    So inspiring to hear Susan’s story… she was one of my idols growing up, after seeing her in Frederick Wiseman’s “Ballet” documentary and my dance magazines. Such a regal dancer. Thanks so much for this video!

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