Ballet & Dance
Category: Concerts and Performing Arts
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Performing in what many consider to be her signature role, Margot Fonteyn dances her way out of the cinders and into the heart of a handsome prince. Part of the "Producer's Showcase" TV arts series, this rendition of the fairy tale ballet also features Michael Somes, Kenneth MacMillan, and the members of the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet. ... more
Magnificent, color-filled film version of the Bolshoi Ballet's staging of the Prokofiev classic, shot during a performance in Moscow. Raisa Struchkova is featured in the title role, along with Gennadi Lediakh, Elena Vanke. 81 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
The Lyon Opera Ballet performs Prokofiev's whimsical fairy tale masterwork in an innovative, enthralling production which uses dancers dressed as life-size dolls to portray the main characters. Choreography by Maguy Marin; stars Francoise Jouillie, Dominique Laine, Jayne Plaisted. 88 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital ... more
The Berlin Comic Opera Ballet creates an enthralling interpretation of Prokofiev's retelling of the beloved fairy tale. Hannelore Bey and Roland Gawlick move wonderfully to the choreography of Tom Schilling. 75 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Dolby Digital stereo; biography; trivia.
Les Ballets de Monte Carlo offers an innovative new staging of the Prokofiev ballet, performed at the Salle Garnier, Monte Carlo Opera House. Aurelia Schaefer dances the title role, with Bernice Coppieters performing the role of the Fairy Godmother. Chris Roelandt and Francesco Nappa round out the cast of choreographer/director ... more
To mark the troupe's 20th anniversary, the Birmingham Royal Ballet and acclaimed artist John Macfarlane teamed to create this all-new production based on Prokofiev's fairy tale dance classic. Director/choreographer David Bintley oversees a talented ensemble that includes Iain Mackay, Marion Tait, and Elisha Willis. 109 min. Widescreen ... more