Ballet Photographer Martha Swope Is Honored

Ballet Photographer Martha Swope Is Honored

Famous ballet and theater photographer, Martha Swope recounts her career as the photographer to some of the greatest performers and shows in U.S. performance arts history.

With Adolphe Adam’s Entre of Giselle playing in the background, Martha Swope recounts her beginnings as a photographer to the greatest choreographers, composers and dancers, such as George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Stravinsky and Maria Tallchief.

I picked up the camera and clicked. I’m glad I was there at this period, because it was wonderful with all the great, great, great dancers and theater.

It was kind of like a fairy tale. I was still taking ballet classes and one of my classmates was Jerome Robbins.

Ballet Photographer Martha Swope Is Honored

‘ll have to watch the video below to watch the entire interview of Martha!

Martha Swope Tribute from Michelle Ngo on Vimeo.

Ballet Photographer Martha Swope Is Honored

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