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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)


(ˈpɛt iˌpɑ, ˌpɛt iˈpɑ)

Marius, 1819–1910, French ballet dancer and choreographer in Russia.
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A spectacular version of the classical ballet Esmeralda to be staged in the Slovak National Theatre, in cooperation with the Bolshoi Theatre, has involved more than 200 performers, theatre-makers and backstage workers to mark the 200th anniversary of choreographer Marius Petipa.
Wright gives us everything, from a precise and elegant choreographic landscape built upon an earlier structure developed by Marius Petipa a century ago, to scenic splendour which, quite literally, takes your breath away with its total magnificence, where no detail is overlooked in Wright's search for perfection, which he achieved with this remarkable production, endowing it with a sense of gravity, where regality blends with imaginative finesse in a dazzling confection.
The 1981 production showcased choreography by Luminita Dumitrescu, based from the original version by choreographer Marius Petipa.
The traditional choreography passed down to the present day was devised by Marius Petipa, principal choreographer of the Imperial Ballet in St.
The original ballet was choreographed by Marius Petipa with a famous score written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa adapted Hoffmann's story for the ballet.
Petersburg's Ballet Stars 'Dance Open' was cleverly tailored for a varied audience -- both for esthetes who can't imagine ballet without masterpieces by Marius Petipa and for admirers of contemporary ballet who prefer the work of choreographers with innovative ideas.
Con ella ocurrio algo muy curioso: en ese ano, la bailarina Anna Sobeshchanskaya solicito que Marius Petipa coreografiase para ella un nuevo pas de deux para el tercer acto, lo cual era una practica normal en el siglo XIX.
There's the Marius Petipa version with its tutu-clad corps de ballet and emphasis on the figure of Odette the swan, along with a hefty dose of myth, magic and sorcery.
This appears in the first act of Swan Lake and is one of only three surviving examples of Pas de trois by the celebrated Russian choreographer Marius Petipa, who choreographed it for an 1895 revival of Swan Lake.
Adam's music for "Giselle'' has a folkloric and dramatic Russian feel to it, as does the choreography staged by Marius Petipa for the Imperial Ballet in 1884 and used to this day.