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Miami City Ballet tackles Swan Lake with a nod to history

Clip: 01/24/2022 | 7m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

As COVID-19 rages this winter, the Miami City Ballet continues to dance, preparing to perform “Swan Lake” in February, under the careful eye of celebrated choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Jeffrey Brown spent a day with Ratmansky and dancers to see how they’ve brought this traditional ballet going back to its rediscovered historical roots. This report is for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

Aired: 01/24/22

Rating: NR

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