Infected underarm sores brought New York City Ballet dancer Zippora
Karz to the doctor's office some two decades ago.
Balanchine's Sonatine, staged by former New York City Ballet dancer Zippora
Karz, was Aspen's third ballet by Mr.
Karz, a former New York City Ballet principal who recently staged Balanchine's Sonatine on ABC, said she thoroughly enjoyed the experience: "I have loved working with Tom and Jean-Philippe, both in teaching for them and staging the ballet.
Thank you greatly for publishing this article on Zippora
Karz because it has taught me many things.
* I was greatly moved by the article by Zippora
Karz ["Dancing Through Diabetes," September, page 74].
Just so: In this issue, New York City Ballet soloist Zippora
Karz, who has lived with insulin-dependent diabetes for years (see pages 74-77), is an inspiration to all performers with certain physical challenges that may, in the past, have been viewed as roadblocks to success.
To prevent that I decided to repeat over and over to myself, "My name is Zippora
, and I'm going to be all right.
Alleyne choreographed with a taste for extremity (for example, high, sharp extensions for the opulent Kathleen Tracey and lyrical Zippora
Karz) and with a wish for conciliation, as suggested in gently rocking motions, blooming arms, and postures of propitiation for the men.