PRINCE: Dancer and Inspirational Patron

Dancers recall Prince as a hard-working ‘darling’ in tights and ballet slippers

Prince Billboards Joffery Ballet Company

HERBERT MIGDOLL Prince donated the music for the Joffrey Ballet’s 1993 work “Billboards,” which became a huge hit and helped save the company.

Prince not only found his voice in Minneapolis, but also his moves.

In the days after his death, the stories keep coming about how Prince honed his craft and encouraged potential in others, urging protégés to dance like it’s a higher calling. He certainly set a great example, drawing upon a range of influences, including singer/dancer extraordinaire James Brown, to create his own sort of funky grace.

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