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What French dancer/choreographer moved to Russia and created the most celebrated and numerous body of extent Classical ballet?
Name three of Petipa's works?
Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote
Who is the greatest Russian composer of the most famous Russian ballet "Classics" created by Petipa?
Who was the Russian assistant of Petipa and actually choreographed one of his popular works and two acts of another?
Who was the Swedish ballet teacher from whose classes stemmed many male variations done in Petipa's ballets?
WHo is the reformist "Father of 20th Century Ballet" and creator of the first plotless ballet?
What is the title of Fokine's first plotless ballet?
Did he ever choreograph female roles without point shoes?
What is the relation of "Dying Swan" to "Swan Lake"?
Who is the greatest impresario who hired the choreographer of Fokine and revolutionized ballet in the West?
Name Diaghilev's two earliest friends/collaborators who also produced the decor/backdrops for the Paris Russian Seasons.
Bakst and Benois
Name three of the ballets presented in the 1909-1914 pre WWI Paris Russian Seasons
Giselle, Les Sylphides, Firebird
Who choreographed The Rite of Spring in 1913?!?!?! (Y'all better know this one!!!)
Who was the Italian teacher of the Ballets Russes?
Who is the greatest modern music composer who began with the Ballets Russes and went on to collaborate with the New York City Ballet?
What great classical fairy tale ballet was revived by the Ballets Russes in London in 1921?
What is Pavlova famous for after she left Russia (1910) and after she left the Ballet Russe (1910-11) (i.e. Where did she go?)?
What type of ballet did Bronislava Nijinska initiate and Balanchine Continue?
Name one of Nijinska's ballets from the 1923-1925
Name one of Balanchine's ballet from the 1925-29 seasons
Who are the two women pioneers of English Ballet?
Maria Rambert and Ninette de Valois
Who is the most important English Choreographer of the first 50 years of the XX Century (he stayed in England)?
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