Washington Ballet

There's nothing more incredible than seeing a dancer master the artistry of a powerful role like Odette/Odile. But let's face it: We're always thrilled once that Black Swan pas coda arrives. Throwing some triples into its series of 32 fouettés won't make or break a ballerina's performance, but boy, can they dazzle an audience.

Elizabeth Geithner and Luis R. Torres in The Washington Ballet's "Great Gatsby"

Photo by Steve Vaccariello

Published November 25, 2009
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