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_____ ________ established the Ballet Russes in 1909. He was not a dancer or choreographer, but a producer with a lot of $$$.
______ ______ was the first resident choreographer for the Ballet Russes. Fokine had principals in which contemporary ballet must uphold.
FOKINE'S SIX PRINCIPALS: 1. Classical steps/vocab should fit in the _____ of the dance.
FOKINE'S SIX PRINCIPALS: 2. _______ should give insight to what is happening on stage.
FOKINE'S SIX PRINCIPALS: 3. Pantomime _______ be used.
FOKINE'S SIX PRINCIPALS: 4. Corps de ballet should be ____ than the scenery.
FOKINE'S SIX PRINCIPALS: 5. The movement, music. costumes, and sets should have _____ importance.
FOKINE'S SIX PRINCIPALS: 6. _______ status of the male dancer.
______ _______ was a principal male dancer who was very short so he could jump high.
Through the company doing extensive touring Diaghilev's Ballet Russes introduced _______ to Russian Ballet.
During WWII the company split into 2 companies ___ ________ _______ ______ that toured Europe and the ___ ________ _______ __ _____ ______ that toured in the US.
The Original Ballet Russe / The Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo
There is more ________ of the upper body in contemporary ballet.
George __________—a Russian dance/choreographer who danced with Diaghilev's Ballet Russes and was the company's ballet Master.
_________ __________ was a wealthy Boston dance connoisseur. He convinced Balanchine to move to America with the mission of starting an American Ballet School.
1948— ___ ____ ____Ballet started with Balanchine as the director.
New York City
NYC Ballet: the style was __________.
NYC Ballet: Balanchine deemphasized the ____ and made it more ________.
plot / abstract
The first ballet Balanchine choreographed in the US was ________ to music by Tchaikovsky.
1957 Balanchine choreographed ____ with Arthur Mitchell and Diane Adams.
Agon was controversial because it had an erotic pas de deux with a _____ male and a _____ female in the segregated 1950s.
black / white
Agon: The dancers performed in simple _______ and tights.
Agon: There was ____ infused into the dance.
Balanchine choreographed the _______ of rehearsal into the ballet.
A _____ is someone doing one motion, then everyone else followed.
_____ ___ _____ Ballet—stripped of the elements of classical ballet (costumes, set).
Black and White
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