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Waltz Academy


Choreography by George Balanchine
Music by Vittorio Rieti
Scenery by Oliver Smith
Costumes by Alvin Colt

World Premiere

October 5, 1944
Boston Opera House
Boston, Massachusetts

Cast:
Margaret Banks, Mildred Ferguson, Barbara Fallis, Roszika Sabo, June Morris, Fern Whitney (Pas de Six)
Janet Reed, Albia Kavan, Harold Lang, Fernando Alonso (Pas de Quatre)
Miriam Golden, Diana Adams, John Kriza (Pas de Trois)
Nora Kaye, John Taras, Rex Cooper (Pas de Trois)
Nana Gollner, Paul Petroff (Pas de Deux)
entire ensemble (Finale)

New York Premiere

October 11, 1944
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Margaret Banks, Shirley Eckl, Barbara Fallis, Roszika Sabo, June Morris, Fern Whitney (Pas de Six)
Janet Reed, Albia Kavan, Harold Lang, Fernando Alonso (Pas de Quatre)
Miriam Golden, Diana Adams, John Kriza (Pas de Trois)
Nora Kaye, John Taras, Rex Cooper (Pas de Trois)
Nana Gollner, Paul Petroff (Pas de Deux)
entire ensemble (Finale)