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Tanaquil Le Clercq, the Ideal Balanchine Dancer

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Published on May 29, 2014

Tanaquil, who went by the name Tanny, was a young student at the School of American Ballet when she caught the attention of Balanchine. Her body, tall and thin, was unusual at the time for a ballet dancer, but Tanny's talent and personality led her to become Balanchine's muse. Tanny's body type became what people call "the ideal" Balanchine dancer.

American Masters — Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun premieres nationally Friday, June 20, 10-11:30 p.m. on PBS.

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