Tag Archives: Serge Lifar

Nijinsky’s father-in-law: The Australian connection

Károly Pulszky

When the dancers of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes sailed on the SS Avon from Southampton to Buenos Aires in 1913, there

Benjamin Millepied: A stranger in his own land

Benjamin Millepied, photo © Ricardo DeAratanha/ Los Angeles Times

When Brigitte Lefèvre prepared for her retirement as director of the Paris Opera Ballet, she made it known that her

St Petersburg Blue and French White unite in Imperial Suite

Adam Bull and Lana Jones, Ballet Imperial, choreography by George Balanchine, © The George Balanchine Trust, the Australian Ballet, 2014

Ballet Imperial and Suite en blanc share much – their speed and exactitude, the technical challenges that allow no hiding

Ballets Russes film found

Diaghilev with Serge Lifar

Very close to the close of the Victoria & Albert’s Diaghilev exhibition in London, the curator, Jane Pritchard, has uncovered