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Sergei Diaghilev

Biography ballet impresario Sergei Diaghilev. Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev (March 19, 1872 – August 19, 1929), often known as Serge, was a Russian ballet impresario and founder of the Ballets Russes from which many famous dancers and choreographers would later arise. Born in Perm, Russia, in 1910 Diaghilev organised the first of 20 ballet seasons in […]

Ballets Russes

History of Serge Diaghilev’s ballet company. The ballet company Ballets Russes created a sensation in Western Europe in the early years of the 20th century, due to the great vitality of Russian ballet, as compared with what was current in France at the time. It became the most influential ballet company in 20th century, and […]

Mapping Human Gesture into Electronic Media

Troika Ranch.

Troika Ranch is the name of a New York-based performers’ group founded in 1993 by Dawn Stoppiello, a dancer and a coreographer, and Mark Coniglio, a composer who develop works of what they call slash arts: dance + music + theatre + interactive media.