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Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun – Preview | American Masters


Watch the full-length episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/2365268839/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=pbsofficial&utm_campaign=amms_covefullprogram (US Only)
Emmy-winning filmmaker Nancy Buirski spotlights Tanaquil Le Clercq’s ballet career, struggle with polio, and influence on choreographers George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, and dance. Le Clercq (1929–2000), known as “Tanny,” mesmerized audiences as principal dancer with the New York City Ballet. “American Masters — Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun” premieres nationally Friday, June 20, 10-11:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).