Mariinsky Theatre

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Good Essays

    aspects were practiced, similar to the ones outside of the dance barriers. Practice was strict to make the ballerinas successful in each performance. Dancers had to meet the dance master’s standards. Choreographers attempted to perfect their art form by working the dancers hard. Each piece choreographed had to follow certain political guidelines. These guidelines would help ensure that the dance was politically correct, as well as give the dancers an image to portray on the stage. While some people would assume that ballet was only performed for special occasions, it was not. The most well-known dance company in Soviet Russia was the Kirov Ballet, which was named after the Bolshevik revolutionary Sergey Kirov. The company is now known as the Mariinsky Ballet, and has been since the end of Soviet rule. Originally known as “the Imperial Russian Ballet – the company was born under the command of Catherine the Great.” The ballet company possessed some artistic freedom under Soviet rule but still had to follow particular guidelines. In order to maintain multiple dancers, the theater would recruit children from all over Russia and bring them back to the theater to be trained. They were then able to “…spread and evaluate the quality of art.” As a result of this, the political message as well as artistic message would have a better opportunity of being spread throughout Russia. The ballerinas “…reigned supreme on this stage, among them Mathilde Kschessinska, Anna Pavlova, Vaslav…

    • 1585 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Tchaikovsky Themes

    • 2319 Words
    • 10 Pages

    68. Libretto by M.I. Tchaikovsky ( in collaboration with the composer) after A.S. Pushkin , compose January 19 to June 8 1890, ( commissioned by imperial theatres). First performed December 7, 1890 St. Petersburg, Mariinsky theatre, conducted by E.F. Napravnik, my 1 August 1891, Jurgenson. 2-Ballets 1876 Swan lake ballet in four acts, op.20. Libretto by B.V. Begichev l, and V.F.Geltser. Composed Aug 14 1875 to April 10 1876 , commissioned by Imperial theatres, first performed February 20…

    • 2319 Words
    • 10 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Le Corsaire Ballet

    • 1500 Words
    • 6 Pages

    French dancer, ballet master and choreographer. It was first performed by the ballet of the Theatre Imperial de l’Opera in Paris on 23rd January 1856. The production loosely was connected to…

    • 1500 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    From Performing in plays around the world with the National Theatre of the Deaf to sharing a screen with characters such as Oscar the Grouch, Bert, Ernie, and Cookie Monster, Linda Bove has become an inspiration to many Deaf actors and actresses. Born into a Deaf family November 30, 1945, Bove began her education at St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf in the Bronx, New York. From there she continued her education at the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf in Trenton, New Jersey graduating later…

    • 834 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Although technical theatre is not my cup of tea, I did enjoy learning about some of the things. That is why I am choosing to talk about my two favorite things we discussed this semester: scenic painting and drafting. The first, scenic painting is the one I had the most experience with coming into. To find employment opportunities dealing with scenic painting I went to google and typed in “jobs that require scenic painting.” Surprisingly, I found more than I would have thought. On indeed.com I…

    • 906 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    the chairs both looked hideous, which fit into the 60s atmosphere. The only thing that I did not think looked good were the lights on the walls of the living room. I thought that they all looked too modern. I really did enjoy the wallpaper that was a very light blue with leaves on it. It was a constant reminder to the audience that the play was titled, The House of Blue Leaves. Otherwise, I think that the Theatre classes did a great job setting them up. Lighting always plays a huge role in…

    • 1298 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Good Essays

    In this reading I will be looking at the show “There shall be fireworks” written by Simon Day and Martin Bonger, produced by the Plasticine Men and performed by Martin Bonger. The specific performance to which I am referring was at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter on 29th September 2016. This performance is a one-man show where the actor, Martin Bonger is narrating a story to the audience. It is a dramatic production, there is a set, music, the performer has a costume and yet it also clearly…

    • 1028 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Et Teffeh Play Analysis

    • 856 Words
    • 4 Pages

    On September 7th, Indiana University Cinemas presented an Algerian play called “Et’teffeh” (means “Apples”). This is a popular play in Algeria, which successfully revealed the traditional culture and tradition of Algeria. Only three actors played the whole play, however actors are all experienced, which made the content more interesting. Istijman, the organization that takes the responsibilities of this play, is a small experimental theater organization that wants to spread the culture of…

    • 856 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Is Art A Fluidity?

    • 1203 Words
    • 5 Pages

    For around 5 years now, my father an I have been saving money in order to finance a 3-month long road trip across the country. Beginning in June, we will be visiting as many states and I will be attending as many company auditions as I possibly can. I have researched companies that hold open auditions and specifically in the summer. My list is constantly growing. Some companies I plan to audition for include: Koresh Dance Company, JChen Project, Repertory Dance Theatre, Contemporary Dance…

    • 1203 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Better Essays

    On the 18th of September 2014, I went to watch the adapted theatre production of “Private Peaceful” at the Queens theatre, Barnstable. The production that was originally a novel written by Michael Morpurgo but Simon Reade adapted and directed the theatre production. The theatre company was called: Fiery Angel and scamp theatre; the actor for the solo role of ‘Tommo’ and 21 other roles, was characterized by Andy Daniel. He did an exceptionally good job and skilfully brought all the characters to…

    • 2528 Words
    • 11 Pages
    Better Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50