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Massine

L?onide . 1896--1979, US ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Russia
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This character piece is the composer's arrangement of a dance De Falla added to his 1919 ballet The Three-Cornered Hat as a solo for Leonide Massine.
The one-acter was first staged with choreography by Leonide Massine for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russe in 1920 and has passed through many choreographic hands since then.
She also danced the cancan with Leonide Massine in his Boutique Fantasque in the 1948-49 season.
Major choreographers of the twentieth century including George Balanchine, Leonide Massine, Bronislava Nijinska, and Michel Fokine offered their choreographic visions to his troupe, which performed from 1910 through 1929 throughout western Europe.
This became la grande jette, or great leap, in her career, where she had the opportunity to dance and interpret the roles in the great romantic and classic works alongside Mikhail Fokine, George Balanchine, Leonide Massine, Bronislava Nijinska, Antony Tudor, Jerome Robbins, and Agnes de Mille.
Nevertheless, Ashton was 17, had left his public school in England and had a job in the City before he took his first dance class with the Russian choreographer and dancer Leonide Massine.
Here we have a virtual parade of the greatest names in ballet: Karsavina, Marie Rambert, Lydia Sokolova, Leonide Massine, Ninette de Valois, Anton Dolin, Alicia Markova and Serge Lifar, to name but some.
Enumero, en el orden en que se sucedieron, las composiciones preparadas paro esta oportunidad: Kettentanz, de Arpino; el estreno de Legends II, obra colectiva a siete manos y un ajuste de cuentas a la vida emotiva de las mujeres a cargo de ellas rnismas; Rodeo of the courting at Burnt Ranch, el clasico indiscutible de Agnes de Mille, en el primer programa; en el segundo, se sucedieron Parade, de Leonide Massine, L'apres midi d'un faune, ese momento mitico de la vanguardia dancistica perpetrado por un Vlaslav Nijinsky en estado de iluminacion y, para cerrar, una segunda danza de Massine, Les presages.
The ballet Parade shocked Paris in 1917 with its extreme avant-garde costumes, sets, music and choreography by Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, Erik Satie and Leonide Massine.
Two Dancers, 1937-38, a stage-curtain design for a Leonide Massine ballet, is a mass of jagged paper shards and colored thumbtacks, its emphatic physicality a tactile analogy for the dancers' dynamically animated bodies.
Kate had been fortunate enough to be mentored by Russian dancer and choreographer Leonide Massine during her time at the school, and she'd even managed to get a job as his assistant.
The former ballerina and world renowned repetiteur shares her experiences working with such greats as Dame Ninette de Valois, Sir Frederick Ashton, Antony Tudor, Leonide Massine, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Christopher Wheeldon and Matthew Bourne.