Marcelo Gomes returns to American ballet, but as a choreographer and with unconvincing results. Gemma Bond proved the most capable of dance poetry.
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This Washington Ballet production is under the artistic direction of Julie Kent, a retired ballerina who spent 29 years with American Ballet Theater.
Ms. Kent says her role as artistic director at Washington Ballet is all about embracing change.
Ms. Kent, the former American Ballet Theater principal who retired in June, will be artistic director of the summer intensive programs and will teach and coach the studio company and at the school.
Xiomara Reyes, Paloma Herrera and Julie Kent, all principal ballerinas who will be retiring from American Ballet Theater shortly, discuss their reluctant departures from the stage.