Allegra Kent, principal ballerina with the New York City Ballet for more than two decades, will appear in person 5-7 PM Wednesday Jan. 15 at the Drama Book Shop in Manhattan to sign copies of her new autobiography, Once a Dancer . . .. Kent, one of George Balachine's primary muses, was featured in his Episodes, The Seven Deadly Sins, and Stars and Stripes. Published by St. Martin's Press, her book chronicles both her triumphant professional career and her rocky private life.
Drama Book Shop is on the second floor of 723 Seventh Avenue, just north of 48th Street in the Broadway theatre district. To RSVP and for more information, call (212) 944-0595.
-- By Robert Viagas