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Massine

L?onide . 1896--1979, US ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Russia
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The show is directed by Lorca Massine, who has been responsible for more than 50 ballets and musical productions which have graced the stages of La Scala, Milan and the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
Director Lorca Massine is renowned throughout the ballet world and has created an unforgettable masterpiece.
From the 1930s to the 1960s, they were a nexus of splendid dancing; of magnificent choreography, by Leonide Massine, George Balanchine, David Lichine, and others; and of fantastic spectacle, including costumes and scenery by such distinguished artists as Matisse and Dali.
Showbusiness impresario Peter Massine, who is behind the Berlin project, said: "There is a great nostalgia out there still for the old German Democratic Republic.
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.
One crucial work is Parade, the outcome of a collision in 1917 between Satie, Cocteau, Picasso, and Massine that Albright reads as a commentary on Cubism that is also a profound response to the First World War.
With the appointment of Massine as choreographer-in- residence, Les Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo acquired most of the properties of the Diaghilev organization, and many of the favorite ballets were restaged for the new troupe.
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.
An international personality who later starred in the film The Red Shoes, Massine also did the first American Rite of Spring (1930), with Martha Graham as the Chosen Maiden, and innumerable revues for showmen like C.
The Satie-Jean Cocteau-Pablo Picasso-Leonide Massine Parade has until recently received considerably less scholarly scrutiny even if ballet productions of it have been undertaken by various companies, including the Metropolitan Opera (whose production premiered 21 February 1981).
In addition, the Ballets Russes presented some of the greatest dancers in the world, choreographed by the likes of L eonide Massine, George Balanchine, and Serge Lifar.