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 (kär-sä′və-nə), Tamara 1885-1978.
Russian ballerina noted for her partnership (1909-1913) with Vaslav Nijinsky. She was a founder (1920) of what became London's Royal Academy of Dance.
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Noun1.Karsavina - Russian dancer who danced with Nijinsky (1885-1978)
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The distinguished Firebirds in ballet history are Tamara Karsavina (1910, Paris); Maria Tallchief (1949, New York City Ballet); Margot Fonteyn (1954, London); and Gelsey Kirkland (1970, New York City Ballet).
Conto con telones escenograficos y vestuario de Picasso y la coreografia de Leonid Massine, quien tambien lo bailo en el estreno llevando como companera nada menos que a Tamara Karsavina.
Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky was published in 1913, followed by Album dedie a Tamar Karsavina in 1914.
Some of the most accomplished dancers to perform this role include Carlotta Grisi, Anna Pavlova, Tamara Karsavina, Olga Spessivtseva, Galina Ulanova, Alicia Markova and Eva Evdokimova.
That wonderfully-informed impresario, Serge de Diaghilev brought Russian ballet and opera to the West and with dazzling theatre spectacles (Scheherazade, Boris Godanov) brilliant dancers and singer (Nijinsky, Karsavina, Chaliapin), equally brilliant composers (Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky), they changed European perceptions of Russia forever, ushering that huge continent and certain its people into a kind of artistic League of Nations.
Most touching of all is the participation of Tamara Karsavina, one of Diaghilev's great ballerinas and a member of the original cast of the Fokine classic.
Entre las muchas estrellas de la danza de los ballets rusos estan las bailarinas Anna Pavlova y Tamara Karsavina, asi como el coreografo George Balanchine, quien se nacionalizo estadounidense y fundo en 1948 el New York City Ballet, maximo exponente del llamado <<ballet neoclasico>>.
1 Rock Star A giant rock crystal crowns the palest silver lambskin bag by Clara Karsavina, the fave designer for Hollywood glamour girls from Hayden Panettiere to Melanie Griffith, Beyonce and Jada Pinkett Smith.
To cite just one: "Diaghilev may not have noticed that one of Cocteau's commissioned publicity posters for Le Spectre de la Rose showed [the ballerina Tamara] Karsavina dreaming of being kissed by Nijinsky but with a profile distinctly resembling that of Cocteau.
In addition to Baccelli she profiles Adele Dumilatre (1821-1909) Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978) and Moira Shearer (1926-2006) who all achieved celebrity as ballet soloists.
At that time the main parts in the play were staged by legendary Anna Pavlova, Tamara Karsavina, Vaclav Nizhinsky and Michail Fokin himself.
During their twenty-year run (the company disbanded in 1929 after Diaghilev's death), the Ballets Russes collaborated closely with dancers, choreographers and visual artists that included George Balanchine (1904-1983), Vaslav Nijinsky (1890-1950), Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978), Mikhail Fokine (1880-1942), Leonide Massine (1896-1979), Leon Bakst (1866-1944), Georges Braque (1882-1963), and Pablo Picasso (1881-1973).