Vaslav Nijinsky

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Noun1.Vaslav Nijinsky - Russian dancer considered by many to be the greatest dancer of the 20th century (1890-1950)
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Bintley also gave us as Fokine's historical piece Le Spectre de la Rose, created in 1911 for Diaghilev's Ballets Russe and Diaghilev's favourite, the extraordinary Vaslav Nijinsky, who apparently could hover high in the air when he jumped.
From iconic African American performer Josephine Baker to Russian dancer Vaslav Nijinsky and the American socialite Rita de Acosta Lydig, the exhibition includes some of de Meyer's most captivating portrait work.
De Sergei Diaghilev, promotor de la musica rusa, y de Vaslav Nijinsky, el celeberrimo coreografo y bailarin ruso.
The view from the upper level wasn't the best but it seemed to work well, adding an extra dimension to music which did, after all, become a ballet choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky.
On April 24, BM delegates will join others in performing at the Young Stars Gala at the historic Hermitage Theater, the very same stage where ballet icons like Anna Pavlova and Vaslav Nijinsky took flight over a century ago.
Last summer he premiered a new work directed by Wilson, Letter to a Man, adapted by Darryl Pinckney from the diaries of dancer/choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky, at Italy's Festival di Spoleto; the piece also played Milan in the fall and will next appear at Madrid's Teatros del Canal May 12-15 and at the Salle Gamier in Monte Carlo, Monaco, June 30-July 3.
Elinor, who is the wedding co-ordinator at the Court Colman Manor Hotel in Bridgend, said she let Jinski - named after Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky - into the garden on Saturday morning.
Jordan's talk focuses on the dance tradition, the "rite" as metaphor for the machine and a century of choreographic settings, from Vaslav Nijinsky and Pina Bausch to Jrme Bel and Xavier Le Roy.
5/1-2 The Sarasota Ballet pays tribute to the Ballets Busses and its star, Vaslav Nijinsky, with company premieres of L'Apres-midi d'un Faune (choreographed by Nijinsky himself) and Petrushka (choreography by Mikhail Fokine).
Though the music is by Igor Stravinsky and the sets and costumes are faithful reproductions of Nicholas Roerich's original work, the choreography is not by Vaslav Nijinsky, despite the words "Choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky" displayed prominently in the DVD title.
According to Robinson, the relationship between drunken clown and desperate ballerina in the much later "Footlights" was likely inspired by his meeting with legendary Russian dancer Vaslav Nijinsky in 1916.
Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky was published in 1913, followed by Album dedie a Tamar Karsavina in 1914.