In one paragraph discuss the following:
- Referencing the ideas in this module, what do you think defines the development of ballet in America? Cite sources.
- Choose one quote from Daly’s article “Of Hummingbirds…” that you feel summarizes the main point of the essay. What do you think the quote means?What perspective does Daly have on the impact of “Balanchine’s ballerina”? What is her stance on the representation of women in ballet?
- Discuss Balanchine’s choreography and legacy. Choose one clip from the work of George Balanchine and describe what you see. Cite timestamps. Do you agree with Daly’s perspective? Why or why now?