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(French pətipa)
(Biography) Marius. 1819–1910, French ballet dancer and choreographer of the Russian imperial ballet: collaborated with Tchaikovsky on The Sleeping Beauty (1890)
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(ˈpɛt iˌpɑ, ˌpɛt iˈpɑ)

Marius, 1819–1910, French ballet dancer and choreographer in Russia.
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The ballet was choreographed byFrench ballet dancer Marius Petipa. The work has become one of the classical repertoire's most famous ballets.
Choreographed by Marius Petipa & Lev Ivanov, the Moscow Ballet "La Classique" production of "Swan Lake" will be accompanied by the Russian Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Yaroslav Tkalenko.
'The Nutcracker' was created by Marius Petipa and Lev Inavov with an original score composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza.
Tulsa Ballet will perform Artistic Director Marcello Angelini's version of this classic, which is faithful to the 1890 original choreography by Marius Petipa. Angelini will incorporate additional choreography.
Caption: Cirio in Marius Petipa's The Sleeping Beauty
Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa adapted Hoffmann's story for the ballet, Tchaikovsky wrote the music, and Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov designed the dances.
Hoffmann's short story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King and Marius Petipa's The Nutcracker is sorely lacking the studio's trademark magic.
Korea's first-ever private ballet company, which celebrated its 34th anniversary this year, will stage Marius Petipa's "La Bayadere" at the Grand Theater of Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in central Seoul from Nov.
Muscat: From the first performance of La Bayadere (The Temple Dancer) in 1887, the ballet was hailed as another supreme masterpiece by the brilliant choreographer, Marius Petipa, one of the most influential figures in classical ballet.