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Agon

Music
Igor Stravinsky
Choreography
George Balanchine

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Anatomy of a Dance

Maria Kowroski on Balanchine’s AGON

Maria Kowroski discusses how this Balanchine classic is, at its root, the story of a relationship. Agon translates as “contest” in Greek, and the ballet’s central pas de deux is a back-and-forth conversation between a couple, manifested in physical form.

Inside the repertory

Megan LeCrone on Balanchine's AGON

Megan LeCrone talks about her special relationship with George Balanchine's Agon and why the ballet is still as radical today as it was in 1957.

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