Now Available in Paperback
Discover the “ABC’s” of ABT with Alex C. Ewing’s book Bravura! Lucia Chase and the American Ballet Theatre. Focusing on the groundbreaking work of ABT founding patron Lucia Chase, the book “celebrates the fascinating life of one of the brightest jewels in American ballet history.”
Chase, who also served as Principal Dancer and Artistic Director for 35 years, worked passionately to bring her vision for Ballet Theatre to life. ABT’s current Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie attests, “her contribution to our cultural history is one of inspired perseverance and is immeasurable.” As a pioneer of American ballet and an early example of a woman in leadership, Chase’s story will captivate balletomanes and those who’ve never performed a plié. Readers of all ages will enjoy exploring the history behind America’s National Ballet Company® in this personal recollection written by Chase’s son.
Bravura! is available for purchase in hardcover and paperback.Purchase