Dance history and performance, English and women's studies, and other scholars and writers from the US, UK, and Brazil examine the work of American, European, Asian, and Brazilian dancers from the nineteenth century to the present--Michio Ito, Vaslav Nijinsky
, Mary Wigman, Ann Carlson, Daniel Nagrin, Maud Allan, Eros Volusia, Luiz de Abreu, Anna Huber, and others--and how they shaped cultural attitudes through their work, in areas such as gender identity; aloneness; racial, gender, and national difference; masculinity; arts funding; and self-expression.
IT was Engelhard's wife Jane who chose to name the colt after Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky
The hotel also offers 19 stunning suites, including three Penthouse Suites named after famous Russian ballet dancers Galina Ulanova, Isadora Duncan and Vaslav Nijinsky
(1890-1950) fue el coreografo que revoluciono el papel masculino en el ballet.
Neumeier's collection of memorabilia from Ballets Russes star Vaslav Nijinsky
is unparalleled, so it's fitting that his anniversary coincides with that of the groundbreaking company.
The festival's other big draw is the screening of The Rite of Spring , which is better known by its French title, Le Sacre du Printemps , and features a ballet with music by Igor Stravinsky and choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky
Olga Spessivtzeva (1895-1981) era una maravillosa bailarina rusa, pareja del legendario Vaslav Nijinsky
y prospecto a ser una gran estrella, hasta que un dia durante la representacion de la escena de La Locura de Giselle, en el ballet del mismo nombre, perdio la razon.
It joins other Stravinsky works in the Joffrey repertoire such as "Le Sacre du Printemps" and "Petrouchka," choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky
and Michel Fokine, respectively.
In 1913, Vaslav Nijinsky
choreographed a dance called Jeux, which translates from the French as "games" or "play.
Together with Vaslav Nijinsky
, Vincent van Gogh haunts our collective subconscious.
His choreographers, who included Michel Fokine, Vaslav Nijinsky
, Bronislava Nijinska and George Balanchine, dominated ballet until the 1970s.
As part of a triple bill of works by Igor Stravinsky, postmodern choreographer Doug Varone will premiere his new production of Le Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring), first staged in 1913 by gay impresario Sergey Diaghilev and choreographed by bisexual dancer Vaslav Nijinsky
Diaghilev's Spectre de la rose was originally choreographed by Fokine and featured the very popular Vaslav Nijinsky
as the rose who leaps through the window and seduces the young Tamara Karsavin in a romantic pax de deux.
APRIL 8, 1950: Death in London of Soviet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky
Norman Allen, playwright-in-residence at Signature Theater, has turned the bright but brief career of ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky
into a mildly provocative one-character play that's essentially a curiosity piece with limited appeal.