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Paid Notice: Deaths LAVERY, SEAN

Mar 01, 2018 - The New York Times

LAVERY--Sean. The New York City Ballet family mourns the passing of Sean Lavery, the American ballet star who was invited by George Balanchine to join NYCB in 1977, becoming a Principal Dancer the following year. One of the most acclaimed dancers of his generation, Sean created leading roles in works by Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and Peter Martins, in addition to performing a vast array of works in NYCB's extensive repertory. After a devastating medical condition cut short his career as a perfo...