Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo: Stanford, 1976 October 29Additional title: Lively Arts at Stanford: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte CarloAdditional title: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo ArchiveAdditional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work : after Ivanov)Additional title: Phaedra (Choreographic work)Additional title: Harlequinade (Choreographic work : Petipa)Additional title: Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Perrot)Additional title: Ecole de ballet (Choreographic work : Anastos)
NamesTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)Drigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930 (Composer)Pugni, Cesare, 1802-1870 (Composer)Taylor, Natch (Costume designer)Taylor, Natch (Artistic director)Taylor, Natch (Dancer)Taylor, Natch (Speaker)Young, Clio (Set designer)Avrea, Shawn (Choreographer)Avrea, Shawn (Dancer)Avrea, Shawn (Speaker)Anastos, Peter (Choreographer)Anastos, Peter (Dancer)Anastos, Peter (Artistic director)Anastos, Peter (Moderator)Smith, Clinton, -1994 (Dancer)Smith, Clinton, -1994 (Speaker)Zamora, Zamie (Dancer)Zamora, Zamie (Speaker)Mason, Brent (Dancer)Mason, Brent (Speaker)Walsh, Leland D., 1947-1989 (Dancer)Walsh, Leland D., 1947-1989 (Speaker)Paley, Joel (Dancer)Paley, Joel (Speaker)Gooden, Curtis (Dancer)Gooden, Curtis (Speaker)Toth, William (Dancer)Toth, William (Speaker)Perrot, Jules, 1810-1892 (Choreographer)Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901 (Choreographer)Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (Performer)
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1976
Table of ContentsSwan Lake (Le Lac de Cygnes, Act II) [begins abruptly] (31 min.) / staged by Trutti Gasparinetti, after Ivanov ; music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky ; costumes by Natch Taylor ; decor by Cleo Young ; dancers, Vera Namethatunova (en travesti) (Benno), Alexis Ivanovitch Lermontov (Prince Siegfried), Olga Tchikaboumskaya (Odette), Noximova (en travesti) (Von Rothbart) ; Eugenia Repelskii, Zamarina Zamarkova, Ida Neversayneva, Bertha Vinayshinsky, Vanya Verikosa, Natasha Veceslova (Swans).Phaedra/Monotonous no. 1148 (11 min.) / choreography by Shawn Avrea ; music by AC/DC ; costumes by Lo-fat-diet ; dancers Eugenia Repelskii (The Outsider) ; Bertha Vinayshinsky, Vanya Verikosa, Ida Neversayneva (People).Harlequinade (Pas de Deux) (10 min.) / staged by Yelena Tchernichova after Petipa ; music by Riccardo Drigo ; costumes by Natch Taylor ; dancers, Olga Tchikaboumskaya and Alexis Lermontov.Pas de Quatre (15 min.) / staged by Trutti Gasparinetti after Perrot ; music by Cesare Pugni ; costumes by Natch Taylor ; dancers, Ida Neversayneva (Lucille Grahn), Zamarina Zamarkova (Carlotta Grisi), Natasha Veceslova (Fanny Cerrito), Eugenia Repelskii (Marie Taglioni).Ecole de Ballet (30 min.) / choreography by Peter Anastos ; music by Jean-Claude Pastiche ; costumes by Natch Taylor ; dancers, Scene 1 (Madame Repeskii's Terpsichorean Academy): Eugenia Repelskii (Madame), Vanya Verikosa (en travesti) (a boy) and the company ; Scene 2 (The Recital): Ida Neversayneva (Variation 1), Olga Tchikaboumskaya (Variation 2), Zamarina Zamarkova (Variations 3), LaFuzziovitch (Variations 4), Natasha Veceslova and Vanya Verikosa (Pas de deux) and The company (coda).Audience Q & A (27 min.) / moderator, Peter Anastos ; participants, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6603
TopicsBallets Trockadero de Monte CarloParodiesFemale impersonatorsDance companies -- United States
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesTitle from original Betamax cassette label.Credits from program located in the Dance Division's program file: *MGZB Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo [Programs].Creation/production credits: Artistic directors, Peter Anastos and Natch Taylor.Performers: Dancers, Peter Anastos (Olga Tchikaboumskaya), Natch Taylor (Alexis Lermontov and Suzina LaFuzziovitch), Clinton W. Smith (Natasha Veceslova and Aubrey Smythe-Wickes), Shawn Avrea (Eugenia Repelskii and Fjord Tord), Zamie Zamora (Zamarina Zamarkova), Brent Mason (Vanya Verikosa), Joel Paley (Bertha Vinayshinsky), William Curtis Gooden (Noximova), William Toth (Vera Namethatunova).Venue: Videotaped during performance at Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1976 October 29.Acquisition: Gift; Tory Dobrin, 2014.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (Betamax II) (124 min.) : sound, black and white ;1/2 in.
DescriptionQuestion and Answer session discusses the creation of the company, learning to dance on pointe, audiences reactions to the company, having pointe shoes custom made, reconstructing Nijinska's Les Biches, various ballets in their repertory, having class taught by Nijinsky's daughter (Kyra), upcoming performance locations, tradition of en travesti in Russia, and how movements taken from original ballets are now considered funny.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 946649439NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20940677Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0221bdc0-83f7-0134-4fab-00505686a51c
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