The New York Times
Date: 2008-11-28
Author: ROSLYN SULCAS

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... were in it too, and they all had little companies and shared dancers. Alvin was like my brother; we were very close. When youre working together, and you know someone that well, you dont really know if they are a great talent. You just go on to the ...


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