Germaine joined THE SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAN BALLET in 1935
According to the latest research, Germaine Slutte joined THE SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAN BALLET in 1935, at the age of 15, under the direction of Georges Balanchine.
The aim of the school was the development of a national ballet, corresponding to the famous Russian ballet, but of an essentially American character, mobilizing the talents of American artists, dealing with uniquely American themes, creating an American tradition. This school (SAB) still exists today. Germaine would she have embarked on an artistic career? Research continues ...