Tag Archives: Jock Soto

A Memoir by NYCB Dancer Jock Soto

I just finished reading Every Step You Take, the new memoir by former New York City Ballet principal dancer Jock Soto, which goes on sale to the public on October 4th.  Throughout the 90s, Jock was one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Dancing Across Borders

What are the chances that a sixteen-year-old Cambodian boy with no classical ballet training gets invited to New York City to study at the School of American Ballet – all expenses paid – and then goes on to dance professionally at Pacific Northwest Ballet? Continue reading

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Celebrating Jerome Robbins at the JCC

Ellen Sorrin, Jock Soto, and Robert Fairchild in costume for Fancy Free – photograph by Evan On Monday evening, thanks to the generosity of my friend Sarah, I attended a special seminar at The JCC in Manhattan on the life … Continue reading

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Dance on Camera Festival

The 36th annual Dance on Camera Festival here in New York kicks off at Lincoln Center on January 2nd and runs until the 19th. There are 14 programs in the festival, featuring a variety of documentaries, shorts, and videos of … Continue reading

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