Afternoon Of A Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq

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Of the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. She was the foremost dancer of her day until it suddenly all stopped. At age 27, Tanny was struck down by polio and paralyzed. She never danced again.
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Of the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. She was the foremost dancer of her day until it suddenly all stopped. At age 27, Tanny was struck down by polio and paralyzed. She never danced again.

Original Release

02/05/2014

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Cast

Michael Stuhlbarg Jerome Robbins (voice)
Jerome Robbins Himself
Jacques d'Amboise Himself
George Balanchine Himself (archive footage)
Arthur Mitchell Himself
Marianne Bower Tanaquil Le Clercq (voice)
Tanaquil Le Clerq Herself (archive footage)
Barbara Horgan Herself, George Balanchine's assistant
Randall Bourscheidt Himself, Tanaquil Le Clercq's friend (as Randy Bourscheidt)
Patricia McBride Herself (as Pat McBride Lousada)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Nancy Buirski

Writers

Nancy Buirski

Cast

Michael Stuhlbarg Jerome Robbins (voice)
Jerome Robbins Himself
Jacques d'Amboise Himself
George Balanchine Himself (archive footage)
Arthur Mitchell Himself
Marianne Bower Tanaquil Le Clercq (voice)
Tanaquil Le Clerq Herself (archive footage)
Barbara Horgan Herself, George Balanchine's assistant
Randall Bourscheidt Himself, Tanaquil Le Clercq's friend (as Randy Bourscheidt)
Patricia McBride Herself (as Pat McBride Lousada)
Larry Mackenzie Himself (archive footage)
Joya Moore Herself (archive footage)
Allegra Kent Herself (archive footage)
Suzanne Farrell Herself (archive footage)
Virginia Johnson Herself (archive footage)
Martha Swope Herself, photographer (archive footage)

Producers

Derek Britt Executive Producer
Krysanne Katsoolis Executive Producer
Susan Lacy Executive Producer
Nancy Buirski Producer
Ric Burns Producer
Paola Freccero Producer
Bonnie Lafave Producer
Alysa Nahmias Producer
Katie O'Rourke Producer

Editors

Damián Rodríguez

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