Media City Ballet: Ballet Russe Remembered
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The last date listed for Media City Ballet: Ballet Russe Remembered was Sunday April 27, 2008 / 7:30pm.
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At the time greeted with tepid enthusiam, Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller has become a cinematic classic in the years since its 1971 release, with Roger Ebert calling it "perfect" and the United States National Film Registry selecting it for preservation. Warren Beatty and Julie Christie star as an unlikely pair who become successful business partners in an remote mining town until a large corporation arrives on the scene. You'll get to experience Altman's "anti-Western" with a special 35mm screening that will be preceded by home movies from the legendary director with commentary from a family member. Learn More
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Wonderful dancing and elaborate costumes made for an enchanting evening. Especially interesting were the fact 5 previous dancers with the Ballet Russe in its' original heyday were actually in the audience and were introduced. I would go back to...continued
Media City Ballet revisits the depth and beauty of the Ballet Russe repertory with its daring, artistic choices, it’s gorgeous delivery and promise. Their stylized classical ballet stands apart from all other artistic forms in its ability to move an audience’s mind and heart with stories of passion, love, longing and separation through music and movement. Media City Ballet honors their legacy and wishes to share their dramatic artistry with you by dancing highlights from the Ballet Russe repertoire.
The program will include: Alexander Borodin’s "Polovtsian Dances” from Prince Igor, Carl Maria Von Weber’s Le Spectre de la Rose, “Variations” from Alexander Glazunov’s Raymonda, “Pas de Deux” from Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Shehérézade, and Jacques Offenbach’s “Can-Can” from Gaîté Parisienne, all staged by Natasha Middleton. The Maple Youth Ballet,Charles Maple, Director, will appear as a Guest Ballet Company performing George Balanchine’s Valse-Fantaisie, which features a windswept pattern of dancing in leaps and leg beats to waltz rhythms, with music by Mikhail Glinka and costumes by Karinska. Shawn Stevens will stage this performance of Valse–Fantaisie.