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NYCB Vol. 5 No. 7 - Nutcracker

[7/50] Allegra Kent on the first season of Balanchine's Nutcracker: "I was only a mouse and a shepherdess. I longed to be Dewdrop and do some jumps. And I knew it would happen. I hoped soon.”

— Allegra Kent in Once a Dancer… (affiliate link)

(left) Allegra in Marzipan. Photo by Fred Fehl, 1955.

(center) Allegra kneeling center. Photo by Alfred Eisenstadt, 1954.

(right) Allegra (left), Janet Reed (center), anyone know who is on the right? Photo by Alfred Eisenstadt, 1954.

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