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Dancing American: Jerome Robbins


Jerome Robbins built a new style from classical and modern parts

By Pia Catton | HUMANITIES, January/February 2009 | Volume 30, Number 1




Choreographer Jerome Robbins rehearses dancers at New York State Theater in 1974 for production of Dybbuk, created by Robbins and Leonard Bernstein. Photo by Gjon Mihi/ Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

Choreographer Jerome Robbins rehearses dancers at New York State Theater in 1974 for production of Dybbuk, created by Robbins and Leonard Bernstein. Photo by Gjon Mihi/ Time Life Pictures/Getty Images