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I was a kind of good jack-of-all trades, which could be very dull indeed except for the one thing I did have, probably the thing Diana had seen in Cincinnati: I could move, and if I could incorporate what Balanchine wanted with my movement, it might blossom into something --it could be anything. I think that was interesting to Balanchine. With no image to uphold and no glory in any single area of...
Has referred to herself as "the one who got away" from famous choreographer and New York City Ballet founder George Balanchine
. Romantically and artistically in love with Farrell, Balanchine divorced his fourth wife in order to marry her, but Farrell rejected Balanchine's proposal and married fellow New York City Ballet dancer Paul Mejia