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Tatiana Stepanova as La Sylphide (centre left), Michel Panaieff as the Scotsman (centre right), and artists of the company, in Graduation ball, The Original Ballet Russe, Australian tour, His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, 1940 (1) [picture] / Hugh P. Hall
Bib ID 4174728
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Hall, Hugh P
 
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Description 1940 
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.0 x 24.7 cm. 
Series

Hugh P. Hall collection of photographs, 1938-1940.

Summary

One of a collection of photographs taken by Hugh P. Hall of 28 ballet productions performed by the Covent Garden Russian Ballet (toured Australia 1938-1939) and the Original Ballet Russe (toured Australia 1939-1940). These are the second and third of the three Ballets Russes companies which toured Australasia between 1936 and 1940. The photographs were taken from the auditorium during a live performance in His Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne and mounted on cardboard for display purposes. For conservation and storage, the photographs have been demounted. The original arrangement of the photographs has been recorded, and details are available from the Pictures Branch of the National Library.

Credits Choreography by David Lichine ; scenery and costumes by Alexandre Benois ; scenery executed by Nadejda Benois ; ladies' costumes executed by O. Larose and Antoinette ; male costumes executed by A. H. Leiser. 
Notes

From: Graduation ball : ballet in one act / by David Lichine ; music by Johann Strauss ; compiled, arranged and orchestrated by Antal Dorati.

Inscription: "4J/15".

Part of the collection: Hugh P. Hall collection of photographs, 1938-1940.

Performed April - June 1940.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-144816050

Subjects His Majesty's Theatre (Melbourne, Vic.) -- Photographs.  |  Original Ballet Russe -- Performances -- Photographs.  |  Graduation ball (Choreographic work) -- Photographs.  |  Ballet dancers -- Photographs.  |  Ballet -- Australia -- Photographs.  |  Ballets Russes in Australia.
Other authors/contributors Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960  |  Larose, O  |  Leiser, A.H  |  Lichine, David  |  Ustinov, Nadia Benois  |  Antoinette (Firm)

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