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Ballet Russes Study Day at the Victoria & Albert MuseumOf interest for UK members

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#1 redbookish



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Posted 12 November 2010 - 04:17 AM

A Study Day in conjunction with the exhibition
Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929
At the Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Saturday 4 December 2010, in the Lecture Theatre, 10.30-17.00


10.30 Introduction and welcome

Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes
Geoffrey Marsh (Director of Theatre & Performance, V&A, Co-curator Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929)


The Choreography of Fokine, Njinsky and Nijinska
Professor Claudia Jeschke (University of Salzburg)

Igor Stravinskys The Firebird and music for the Ballets Russes
Gavin Plumley (writer, lecturer and broadcaster)


Lunch Break

In Studio and workshop: the making of Ballets Russes productions
Jane Pritchard (Curator of Dance, V&A, Co-curator Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929 )

Modernism on Stage: Natalia Goncharova and the Rigid Costume
Dr. Anthony Parton (Durham University, Author of Goncharova: The Art and Design of Natalia Goncharova 2010)


Léon Bakst, Fashion and Orientalism
Clare Rose

16.20 Back on the Stage: the conservation and mounting of a Ballets Russes collection
Susanna Hunter and Sam Gatley (Textiles Conservation V&A)


Cost £46, £37 concessions including members of the Society for Dance Research and the Society for Theatre Research and £5 for students .

To book call 0207 942 2211 or visit www.vam.ac.uk/tickets and quote Society of Dance Research or Society of Theatre Research to qualify for the concession.

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 10:45 AM

Anyone willing to sponsor a scholarship for me to go from New York?

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