An Evening with Les Ballets Trockadero Additional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work : after Ivanov)Additional title: Corsair (Choreographic work : Petipa, M after Perrot)Additional title: Go for barocco (Choreographic work : Anastos)Additional title: Dying swan (Choreographic work : after Fokine)Additional title: Raymonda (Choreographic work : Petipa, M)
NamesDobrin, Tory (Interviewee)Gonzales, Mike (Costume designer)Young, Clio (Set designer)Busbin, Ken (Costume designer)Slackman, Charles B (Set designer)Marsh, Kip (Lighting designer)Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901 (Choreographer)Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)Anastos, Peter (Choreographer)Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)Asquith, Helen (Producer)Duplat, François (Producer)Norris, Brian (Dancer)Busbin, Ken (Dancer)Molina, Manolo (Dancer)Garcia, Carlos (Dancer)Medina Gallego, Fernando (Dancer)Williams, Jai (Dancer)Jamison, Raymell (Dancer)Manaure, Yonny (Dancer)Dobrin, Tory (Artistic director)McDougle, Eugene (Director)Pribisco, Pamela (Teacher)Durand, Pierre-Michel (Conductor)Filharmonický komorní orchestr (Performer)Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (Dancer)Maison de la danse de Lyon (Presenter)Bel Air Media (Firm) (Presenter)Lark Productions (Presenter)
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2001
Table of ContentsSwan Lake, Act II (34 min.) / choreography, Lev Ivanovich Ivanov ; music by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; costumes by Mike Gonzales ; decor by Clio Young ; dancers, Brian Norris as Vanya Verikosa (Odette), Paul Ghiselin as Velour Pilleaux (Von Rothbart), Kenneth Busbin as Mikolojus Vatissnyem (Prince Siegfried), Manolo Molina as Igor Slowpokin (Benno) and members of The Company -- Le Corsaire (Pas de Deux) (9 min.) / choreography, Marius Petipa ; music, Riccardo Drigo ; costumes by Mike Gonzales ; dancers, Carlos Garcia as Sylphia Belchick (The Princess), Fernando Medina-Gallego as R.M. ("Prince") Myshkin (The Slave) -- Go for Barocco (13 min.) / choreography, Peter Anastos ; music, Johann Sebastian Bach ; costumes by Mike Gonzales ; dancers, Jai Williams as Nadia Rombova, Raymell Jamison as Maria Paranova and members of The Company -- Dying Swan (6 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine ; music, Camille Saint-Saens ; costumes by Mike Gonzales ; dancer, Paul Ghiselin as Ida Nevasayneva -- Raymonda's Wedding (24 min.) / choreography, Marius Petipa ; music, Alexander Glazunov ; costumes by Mike Gonzales and Ken Busbin ; decor by Chas. B. Slackman ; dancers, Fernando Medina-Gallego as Sveltlana Lofatkina (Raymonda), Yonny Manaure as Margeaux Mundeyn (The White Lady) -- Credits (2 min.) -- Interview with Tory Dobrin (13 min.)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6733
TopicsBallets Trockadero de Monte CarloParodiesFemale impersonatorsDance companies -- United StatesDobrin, ToryTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Lebedinoe ozero. SelectionsDrigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930. Corsaire. Pas de deuxSaint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921. Carnaval des animaux. CygneGlazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936. Raĭmonda. Selections
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesInterviews
NotesCreation/production credits: directed by Luc Riolon ; a coproduction of Bel Air Media, Lark Productions, Maison de la Danse, Lyon.Content: Title from opening video credits.Additional physical form: For additional program with alternate works, see: *MGZIDF 6738 An Evening With Les Ballets Trockadero, includes performance of Sylphides; Grand Pas de Quatre; Yes, Virginia, Another Piano Ballet; Dying Swan; and Paquita.Additional physical form: For identical performance (without Tory Dobrin interview) with better visual quality, see: *MGZIDF 6731.Creation/production credits: Artistic Director, Tory Dobrin ; General Director, Eugene McDougle ; Ballet Mistress, Pamela Pribisco ; Music Conducted by Pierre-Michel Durand ; music performed by The Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra ; produced by Helen Asquith, François Duplat ; lighting designer, Kip Marsh ; costume designer, Mike Gonzales.Performers: Dancers, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo: Bernd Burgmaier (Gerd Törd / Aubrey Smythes-Wickes), Ken Busbin (Iona Trailer / Mikolojus Vatissnyen), Robert Carter (Olga Supphozova / Yuri Smirnov), Edgar Cortes (Maria Clubfoot / Klaus Youssoupovtu), Carlos Garcia ( Sylphia Belchick / Nikolai Legupski), Paul Ghiselin (Ida Nevasayneva / Velour Pilleaux), Jason Hadley (Colette Adae / Vassisdas Pinski), Raymell Jamison (Maria Paranova / Vladimir Legupski), Yonny Manaure (Margeaux Mundeyn / Jacques d'Aniels), Fernando Medina-Gallego (Sveltlana Lofatkina / R.M. ("Prince") Myshkin), Manolo Molina (Fifi Barkova / Igor Slowpokin), Hiroto Natori (Yurika Sakitumi / Kravlji Snepek), Brian Norris (Vanya Verikosa / Andrei Verikose), Mark Rudzitis (Maya Thickenthighya / Mikhail Mypansarov), Jai Williams (Nadia Rombova / Nicholas Khachafallenjar).Venue: Videotaped during a performance in the Maison de la Danse, Lyon, France, 2001.Acquisition: Gift; Tory Dobrin, 2014.
Physical DescriptionVideodiscExtent: 1 videodisc (DVD) (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DescriptionTory Dobrin discusses how the Ballets Trockadero was established in 1974; Eugene McDougle's involvement in the company since its inception; how dancers are chosen for the company; the differences between female and male ballerinas; how dancers are chosen for roles and developing those roles; how the repertory is selected and how older works with tutus lend themselves to satire; and being obsessed with the classical style which presents humor.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 953968167NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21044745Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): efc17220-7732-0136-fe23-2f876b9537ed
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