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Maria Tallchief

This Native American dancer was the first grand ballerina of the United States. Through her partnership with famed choreographer George Balanchine, she helped shape ballet in America and served as an inspiration for artists from all backgrounds. See more »

Marie Taglioni is considered THE ballerina of the Romantic era. She’s often credited with revolutionizing, restyling and redefining dance, though her father was a significant part of those achievements. See more »

The Rite of Spring Riot

Riots are a distressingly common part of human history, and the strangest events can trigger widespread violence. In this episode, Deblina and Sarah take a closer look at one of history's strangest riots. Tune in to learn more. See more »