Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • Ballet Russes
  • Film
  • 2/21/2008
  • 18:30-20:30
  • Spencer Museum of Art
Event Description
Introduction by Joan Stone, KU Lecturer in Dance History and Jerel Hilding, KU Associate Professor and Director of Dance / Shown in conjunction with El Lissitzky: Futurist Portfolios and Reframing Society: Russian Constructivist Photography / For many, modern ballet began with the Ballets Russes of Monte Carlo, originally made up of Russian exiles from the Russian Revolution. This film tells the story of this landmark company with its stars and production as well as its power games, rivalries and tribulations that marked its turbulent history. (2005, 118 minutes, not rated)