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Rudolph Nureyev: A Life in Dance

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If you happen to be in the San Francisco Bay Area between October 6, 2012 and February 17, 2013:

de Young Museum: Rudolph Nureyev: A Life in Dance


Related Lectures & Events:

Friday October 5, 2012

Members-Only Preview Hours and VIP Room 1:00 pm

Members' Opening for "Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance" 6:00 pm

Film Screening: "The Red Shoes" (1948) 6:15 pm

Saturday October 6, 2012

Panel Discussion: “The Life and Work of Rudolf Nureyev” 10:00 am

Friday October 12, 2012

“Inspiration,” by Tiit Helimets, Principal Dancer of the San Francisco Ballet 6:00 pm

Saturday October 13, 2012

Doing & Viewing Art 10:30 am

Saturday November 17, 2012

"From Tutus to Trunks: The Shaping of Dance Design" with Connie Strayer 10:00 am

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The panel discussion is this Saturday 10am at the de Young. From their email:

Internationally recognized as the world’s most celebrated ballet dancer of his time, Rudolf Nureyev demanded perfection–from the meticulous footwork and athleticism of his choreography to the delicate details of his costumes. Immerse yourself in a dramatic installation of original costumes and photographs highlighting the spellbinding theatricality of the original dance superstar.

Tickets $5-$20, free for FAMSF members

Panel Discussion: The Life and Work of Rudolf Nureyev

Saturday, October 6, 10 am

de Young, Koret Auditorium

The de Young, in partnership with San Francisco Ballet, will host a panel discussion featuring the leaders of SF Ballet and other special guests, who will discuss their personal memories of Rudolf Nureyev and the artist’s lasting impact on the dance world.

Panelists will include:

Patrick Armand, Associate Director, San Francisco Ballet School

Maina Gielgud, freelance ballet director, stager, principal coach and teacher, previously artistic director of the Australian Ballet and the Royal Danish Ballet

Martin Kamer, costume and set designer for Rudolf Nureyev

Glenn McCoy, Executive Director, San Francisco Ballet

Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director, San Francisco Ballet

Tickets: $55, $35 for FAMSF members

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