Tuesday, April 17, 2012

En Pointe



 
The ballet’s “Porgy”/
Master of grace and movement/
Black dance pioneer.


 Claude Thompson (d. 2007), by Van Vechten, 1959.

2 comments:

Melissa Adylia Calasanz said...

Such a wonderful image of one of the most important dancers/mentors of my life.

Melissa Adylia Calasanz said...

I would love to know if you have any information about the dancer, Claude Thompson, shown in the photo. Did you know him personally? Did you dance with him? Any information about his photo shoot with Van Vechten?Any information would be wonderful.
Thanks!
-Melissa Adylia Calasanz