Essays Tagged: "American Ballet Theatre"

Alvin Ailey, American Dance in Theater.

Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater was founded in 1958 by Mr. Ailey. Mr. Ailey ... y. Mr. Ailey had a vision of creating a company dedicated to the preservation and enrichment of the American modern dance heritage and the uniqueness of black cultural expression. In 1960, he choreogr ... ess of black cultural expression. In 1960, he choreographed Revelations, the classic masterpiece of American modern dance based on the religious heritage of his youth. Throughout his lifetime, Mr. Ail ...

(2 pages) 98 1 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays


s the normal procedure in the ballet world. Mikhail Baryshinikov, dancer and former director of the American Ballet Theatre didn't tolerate any body type but the Balanchine. Mikhail would fire dancers ... called out amongst the other dancers which can be very degrading and embarrassing. A director from American Ballet Theatre explained that warning dancers defeats the purpose. "A forewarned dancer is ...

(6 pages) 60 2 2.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Misha Baryshnikov

asylum from the Canadian Government. He had a few performances in Canada after that, but joined the American Ballet Theatre a few weeks later. He was a principal dancer for the ABT and ... . In 1976, Misha and Twyla Tharp worked on "Push Comes to Shove." Baryshnikov appeared in his first American movie, "The Turning Point," where he was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor. H ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


(8 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

I am Me

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art