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Ballet choreographer turns to the Man in Black for inspiration

Canadian choreographer James Kudelka is known in the dance world for combining classical ballet with other dance idioms. That’s why Joffrey Ballet fans are excited about the Chicago premiere of The Man in Black, a work featuring six songs covered by Johnny Cash. Kudelka joins us to talk about the marriage of ballet and boot-scootin’ boogie.(Flickr/soundsfilmfestival)

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