Ballets Russes [Film]

It's Thursday at the Theater again and I have a treat for you! The Ballets Russes, the film (2005), is a documentary of the great American ballet company that revolutionized the world of ballet. From its conception to their final performance, you'll see interviews of the members and never-before-seen footage of the ballet's performances. I was truly mesmerized and deeply moved by what the dancers' went through to bring the art form to audiences all over the world! Ballets Russes It is … [Read more...]

Beloved Ballerinas from the Past [Slideshow]

Beloved Ballerinas from the Past

Pas de Quatre was a historic ballet because it united four beloved ballerinas from the past. The ballet was choreographed by Jules Perrot in 1845 to Cesare Pguni's music. It premiered in London on July 1845 with great anticipation. Who Where These four Beloved Ballerinas from the Past? The reason for this was that it brought together, on one stage, the four greatest ballerinas of the time. The ballerinas were, in order of appearance, Lucile Grahn, Carlotta Grisi, Fanny Cerrito, and Marie … [Read more...]

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