A Letter From The Publisher: Mar. 15, 1968

IN a scene that is symbolic of new directions in modern dance, Astarte, the moon goddess, writhes in passionate triumph over the spent form of the mortal who seduced her. The action is bathed in lights and film images that glide, collide and dissolve in a psychedelic pattern to the crash of rock rhythms. This ascendant moment in Robert Joffrey's ballet Astarte appears on the cover of this issue almost exactly as it is seen by audiences. To capture the moment, Photographer Herbert Migdoll photographed the dancers, Trinette Singleton and Maximiliano Zo-mosa, during...