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Additional title: Aurora's wedding (Choreographic work : Nijinska after Petipa, M)
Toumanova, Tamara, 1919-1996 (Dancer)
Baronova, Irina (Dancer)
Petroff, Paul (Dancer)
Volkova, Anna (Dancer)
Moulin, Geneviève (Dancer)
Panaieff, Michel (Dancer)
Svetlova, Marina, 1922-2009 (Dancer)
Leskova, Tatiana, 1922- (Dancer)
Leontieva, Anna (Dancer)
Andahazy, Lorand (Dancer)
Razoumova, Galina (Dancer)
Popova, Nina (Dancer)
Algeranoff, Harcourt, 1903-1967 (Dancer)
Lichine, David (Dancer)
Lazowsky, Yurek (Dancer)
Ladré, Marian (Dancer)
Matouchak, Narcisse (Dancer)
Riabouchinska, Tatiana (Dancer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Goldsborough, Laird (Choreographer)
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Designer)
Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960 (Costume designer)
Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)
Sergeev, Nikolaĭ Grigorʹevich, 1876-1951 (Choreographer)
Original Ballet Russe (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940 - 1941
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 6-893
Fairy tales
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Statement of responsibility: filmed by Laird Goldsborough ; choreography by Marius Petipa, with sequences (Three Ivans and first variation) by Bronislava Nijinska.
Creation/production credits: Scenery, Léon Bakst ; costumes, Alexandre Benois.
Performers: Danced by the Original Ballet Russe: Tamara Toumanova alternating with Irina Baronova (Princess Aurora), Paul Petroff (Prince Charming), Anna Volkova (1st variation), Geneviève Moulin (2d variation), Michel Panaieff, Marina Svetlova and Tatiana Leskova (Florestan and his sisters), Anna Leontieva and Lorand Andahazy (Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf), Tatiana Riabouchinska and David Lichine (Bluebirds), Galina Razoumova and Nina Popova, with Harcourt Algeranoff (Porcelain Princesses), Yura Lazovsky, Marian Ladré and Narcisse Matouchak (Three Ivans).
Venue: Filmed at the 51st Street Theater, New York City.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) (25 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737034594-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12147327
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c9224b90-e35e-0130-195e-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1919: Creator Born
  • 1940: Created (Approximate)
  • 1996: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aurora's wedding" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940 - 1941.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aurora's wedding" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1940 - 1941). Aurora's wedding Retrieved from

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Aurora's wedding