Tag Archives: Sergei Diaghilev

Neumeier’s Nijinsky: A reflection of both the dancer and the choreographer

Alexandre Riabko, Nijinsky, Hamburg Ballet, photo ©  Erik Tomasson

The ballet Nijinsky isn’t a chronological narrative of the dancer’s life, but depicts elements of his life as he remembers

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

2016: The past, the present, and a very big challenge of the future

A hundred years ago the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway with Bachelor Days, a vaudeville show that included a song

The Australian Ballet’s 2016 repertoire

The Hamburg Ballet in Neumeier's Nijinsky, photo © Holger Badekow

For the first time in its history, the Australian Ballet will stage a ballet choreographed by John Neumeier, the artistic

A century of Fauns

Paul White, Anatomy of an Afternoon

The editor of Le Figaro did not hold back. Reviewing the premiere of Nijinsky’s L’Après midi d’un Faune, he massacred

Bronislava Nijinska – “downright difficult and determined”

Bronislava Nijinska (?)

To be the sister of Vaslav Nijinsky would be a difficult role, firstly because of his immense fame and secondly

A Pirouette to Eternity

Sheila Whytock, 1920s

One of the pleasures of being in London this spring was meeting Trader Faulkner, the Australian actor, author, former flamenco

Diaghilev and death in Venice

Diaghilev's grave, May 21, 2011

Diaghilev found the right city for his death. Venice is theatre with its palazzi along the Grand Canal representing the