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Ballets Russes:

see Diaghilev, Sergei PavlovichDiaghilev, Sergei Pavlovich
, 1872–1929, Russian ballet impresario and art critic, grad. St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music, 1892. In 1898 he founded an influential journal, Mir Iskusstva [The World of Art].
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It was designed for a performance by the Ballet Russes in 1924 and will form part of an exhibition about the dance company.
The exhibition, which runs from September to January, examines the work of the Ballet Russes and its artistic director, Serge Diaghilev.
The lure of the Ballet Russes lies in its remarkable story.
Inspired by her mentor Sviatoslav Toumine (who was a member of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo), Rousse created a version with eight company members, 14 other dancers, aerial work, and puppets.
Benois's 1907 Mariinsky production exemplified an artistic breakthrough--Versailles never looked more historically accurate or elegantly represented on the stage, as evident from the sources, and it enjoyed great success with Diaghilev's Ballet Russes.
In addition to a new production on the music of Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, the season saw the first ever ballet created on music commissioned specifically for a Ballet Russes performance and based on a Russian theme: Stravinsky's Firebird.
Directed by Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine, the 2005 film tells the story of the famous Ballet Russes company, including its golden era in the 1930s and '40s and its split into rival companies.
All three works premiered at Diaghilev's Ballet Russes between 1912-17, and all three caused controversy unimaginable in today's ballet world.
She recalled her life in the film documentary Ballet Russes and published her autobiography Irina: Ballet, Life and Loves in 2005.
Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes, the first to develop the one-act ballet that has become the choreographic norm today, occupy a seminal position in the development of ballet and ballet choreography.
Dame Alicia Markova, whose ascent to fame began with Diaghilev's Ballet Russes, celebrates her ninetieth birthday on December 1 .
The Stowitts Museum has since organized four exhibitions annually, including "The Golden Age of the Ballet Russes," "Vanishing India," "Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers," "The Royal Theater Arts of Java," "Nijinsky Dancing," and "Dance in Photography.