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L’Apres-midi d’un faune / Vaslav Nijinsky
Russian ballet dancer and modern dance choreographer
One of the most important male dancers of all time
I am an artist who loves all shapes and all kinds of beauty . . . God is beauty with feeling. Beauty is in feeling.
Vaslav Nijinsky
Premiere Date: 1912
Music: Claude Debussy, L’Apres-midi d’un faune
Costume Design: Léon Bakst
Lighting Design: Michael Wellborn
Set Design: Léon Bakst
Reconstruction: Ann Hutchinson Guest and Claudio Jeschke from Nijinsky’s notation score
Staging: Lois Rathvon from Labanotation
Costume Realization: Cathrine Thiele
Set Fabrication: Ron Steger
Rehearsal Direction: Lois Rathvon, Hannah C. Wiley
Dancers: Faune: Minh Tran, Lead nymph: Ursula Miller, Nymphs: Clarence Brooks, Gabri Christa, Pamela Geber, Rebecca Malcolm Kara O’Toole, Leslie Partridge
Performance Date: February 27, 1998
Performance Location: Meany Theater, University of Washington
Credits: The Vaslav & Romola Nijinsky Foundation authorized this performance. The Labanoation score was provided courtesy of the Language of Dance Center. Scenery and costumes were furnished by the Oakland Ballet, Ronn Guidi, Founding Artistic Director
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