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May 18, 2012

Ballerina Makes Move to Russia

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Studs Terkel loved to talk to dancers. Dick sits down with Keenan Kampa, a U.S.-born dancer, about the rigorous work it takes to find a place in a dance company, and how she was invited into the storied company The Mariinsky Ballet. She studied at the school that is associated with the ballet company called the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. She loves the history of the stage, and the historic boxes where tsars have watched the dancers.

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“Magic Garden Dryad Queen Solo,” “Pas de Deux (Act III),” byfrom Don Quixote, performed by the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust

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