Five-foot, ten-inch dancer Gloria Govrin reached unprecedented heights when she joined the New York City Ballet nearly six decades ago. This hour, we take an in-depth look at her groundbreaking career -- including her work under choreographer George Balanchine ("Mr. B") -- and learn about the unique opportunity that brought her to Connecticut.
Eastern Connecticut Ballet will perform at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, 2017. For more information, click here.
- Gloria Govrin - Former New York City Ballet soloist who danced under the direction of George Balanchine; current Artistic Director of Eastern Connecticut Ballet in East Lyme, Connecticut
This show originally aired on March 14, 2017.