Mel Tomlinson rehearses “The Afternoon of a Faun,” choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky, at the Joyce Theater in New York, Oct. 11, 1988. Tomlinson, a ballet dancer of powerful, regal demeanor and one of the few performers to star with three major companies — Dance Theater of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and New York City Ballet — died Feb. 5 at the age of 65.
Mel Tomlinson rehearses “The Afternoon of a Faun,” choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky, at the Joyce Theater in New York, Oct. 11, 1988. Tomlinson, a ballet dancer of powerful, regal demeanor and one of the few performers to star with three major companies — Dance Theater of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and New York City Ballet — died Feb. 5 at the age of 65. VIC DELUCIA NYT
Mel Tomlinson rehearses “The Afternoon of a Faun,” choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky, at the Joyce Theater in New York, Oct. 11, 1988. Tomlinson, a ballet dancer of powerful, regal demeanor and one of the few performers to star with three major companies — Dance Theater of Harlem, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and New York City Ballet — died Feb. 5 at the age of 65. VIC DELUCIA NYT