Inside a studio at the Miami City Ballet, dancers rehearsed for a performance of the George Balanchine classic “Slaughter on Tenth Avenue.”
At one side of the room waifish ballerinas warmed up, while on the other side of the room 12-time major league All-Star Mike Piazza waited for cue.
Piazza will make his ballet debut in a cameo performance for the production on May 3.
“What do you know about George Balanchine?” I asked.
“Ahhh, George Balanchine — is this a trick question? Are you gonna put me on the spot? Is this a trick question?” he answered with a laugh...read more