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Ballets Russes

National Gallery's "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes" Exhibit Also Reveals the Vision of Robert Joffrey

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Russian impresario Serge Diaghilev assembled the finest dancers, choreographers, scenic artists, and composers of the early twentieth century to launch the iconic ballet company whose legacy is now on display at the National Gallery of Art.

First Nighter: City Center's Encores! Series On Your Toes Lives Up to Its Name

David Finkle | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

The single most spectacular dance number on view at the moment -- and it won't be for long; get there fast -- erupts in the second act of On Your Toes, the current Encores! series entry at City Center.

A Profile of Choreographer John Neumeier and His "Nijinsky"

Sean Martinfield | Posted 04.23.2013 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

The recent Opening Night performance of John Neumeier's Nijinsky at San Francisco's War Memorial Opera House proved to be a climactic experience. Performed by the artists of the Hamburg Ballet, and with Simon Hewett conducting the orchestra of San Francisco Ballet, the production is epic in content and colossal in artistic output.

Extravagant Costumes Of The 'Ballets Russes'

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

The history of fashion adds significance to the story of humanity, revealing ethnic origins, the desire and need for beauty, influences and international relationships.

Interview With 'Million Dollar Decorators' Martyn Lawrence-Bullard

Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts

Martyn Lawrence-Bullard, interior designer to the stars, approaches his job from the perspective of fashion. A lifelong clothing enthusiast, his influ...

PHOTOS: Ballet Legend Nijinsky's Strange Photography Session With E.O. Hoppé

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

A recently opened exhibition at London's National Portrait Gallery features master photographer E.O. Hoppé's modernist portraits of society figures a...