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The Making of a Choreographer
Ninette de Valois and Bar aux Folies-Bergère
Beth Genné

Studies in Dance History

Centering on Ninette de Valois's formative years as a choreographer and a shaper of British ballet, this book closely examines her 1934 ballet Bar aux Folies-Bergère, which was inspired by the famous Edouard Manet painting and created for Marie Rambert's comapny, then known as the Ballet Club.

Studies in Dance History
A series of the Society of Dance History Scholars

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March 1996
158 pp.   7 x 10

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