Marie Camargo, Opera dancer, ballerina in 1730.
Marie Camargo, Opera dancer, ballerina in the reign of Louis XV. Rococo fashion. French Ancien Régime. Baroque costume history. Famous France ballerina.
Dance Works III: Merce Cunningham / Rei Kawakubo
Dance Works III: Merce Cunningham / Rei Kawakubo — Dance Works III: Merce Cunningham / Rei Kawakubo — Calendar — Walker Art Center
Portrait de la danseuse Maria Sallé
Portrait de la danseuse Maria Sallé - AKG617606 Marie Sallé / Peint. de N.Lancret Sallé, Marie ; danseuse et chorégraphe française ; 1707– Paris 27.7.1756.–
Bella Figura - балет топлес
Оригинал взят у tettie в Bella Figura - балет топлес "Путешествие по времени, фантазиям и снам..." - так описывает чешско-нидерландский хореограф Иржи Килиан ( Jiri Kylian ) свою постановку " Bella Figura " на музыку современного американского композитора Лукаса Фосса (Lukas Foss), мастеров эпохи…
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There are people throughout time who have managed to eclipse the ordinary, inspiring hundreds, thousands sometimes even millions of devout d...
Rebels & Scandals
By the 1700’s women had made it onto the stage but they still hadn’t liberated themselves from their cumbersome and restrictive costumes. Any sort of realistic drama or expressivity was impossible, as was a complete range of motion.
1730s: Marie Camargo Invents the Ballet Slipper
During ballet's creation in the courts of Europe, dancers wore heeled shoes in line with the era's aesthetic. In the 1730s, Paris Opéra Ballet dancer Marie Camargo was the first to remove her shoes' heels, forging the way for the soft slipper we know today. "Camargo is the transitional point betwee...
Boston Ballet prepares to perform a new program from Jirí Kylián
A few weeks ago, four dancers in a Boston Ballet rehearsal studio were finding their way through the elegantly fractured landscape of "No More Play," a contemporary ballet for two women and three men by the famed Czech choreographer Jiri Kylian. Five is an odd number, but asymmetry is the point, and even though one of the men was out ...
The Baroque Dance Suite: Denoting Social Rank at the French Court
Learn about the Baroque dance suite, popular during the 16th and 17th centuries and cultivated by King Louis XIV for social gatherings at the court.