Category: violette verdy

Dominique Khalfouni with Violette Verdy

Photo: F. Levieux

George Balanchine, Suzanne Farrell, Patricia McBride, Mimi Paul and Violette Verdy in a studio portrait for Jewels (NYCB, 1967)

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Roland Petit and Violette Verdy in Petit’s “Carmen”.

Violette Verdy and Edward Villela (School of American Ballet, 1958)

Violette Verdy in Jewels (NYCB, 1967)

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George Balanchine, Suzanne Farrell, Patricia McBride, Violet Verdy, & Mimi Paul (c.1964). Photograph by Edward Pfizenmaier.

Pfizenmaier (born in 1926) is well known for his photographs depicting New York City scenes, fashion, and celebrities. Here, George Balanchine, co-founder and balletmaster of the New York City Ballet, is surrounded by four eminent ballerinas from his School of Ballet. They were in the original cast of Jewels.