Person NameFokine; Michel (1880-1942)
ActivityStudent, St Petersburg Imperial Ballet Academy (?-1898); dancer, Maryinsky Theatre (1898-); teacher, Maryinsky Theatre School (1902); first piece of choreography for the school (1905); choreographer, Diaghilev's Ballets Russes (1909-1914); left Russian in 1918 and moved to Scandinavia; began working in the USA (1920); founded the Foking Ballet (1922); between 1924-1925 the company was known as American Ballet or the Fokine Dancers; freelance choreographer: Metropolitan Opera House; Ziegfeld Follies; Paris Opera (1921); His Majesty's Theatre, London (1923); Teatro Colon (1931); Ida Rubinstein's Company (1934-1935); La Scala (1936); chief choreographer, R. Blum's Ballets de Monte Carlo (1936-1938); choreographer, Ballet Theatre (1941-1942).
Other Forms Of NameMikhail Fokine
SourceSource: Craine, D. and Mackrell, J. Oxford Dictionary of Dance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
XZG/518Deutsches Tanzarchiv Koln \ 11 June 199711 June 1997
XZB/186Michel Fokine and His Ballets
XZJ/798/3South Bank Show, The \ Fighting For Fokine7 December 1997
XZB/2594Michel Fokine and His Ballets
XZM/1363Fokine, Michel \ Oversize
XZB/185Michel Fokine and His Ballets
UNIS/B/2601"Dancing Valkyrie" Tracing Images of Death & Femininity In Dance
UNIS/B/2608Three Oranges: Decision, Grace and Authority; Meyerhold's Biomechanics in Relation to Contemporary Dance Culture
XZA/12Vivien Tandy (Harbord) \ Interviewed by Monica Hetherington16 December 1985
HB/E/34/1Barbara Vernon and John Gregory \ 1937-1959 \ Oversize1937-1959
XZB/731Memoirs of a ballet master
XZA/1Kaleidoscope \ Bosendorfer Waltzesn.d.
XZM/376Fokine, Michel
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XZG/172Royal Ballet \ Royal Opera House, London, UK \ 30 March 1995-11 May 199530 March 1995-11 May 1995
XZG/213Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet \ Sadler's Wells Theatre, London \ 13-31 December 198813-31 December 1988
XZG/184Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet \ Sadler's Wells Theatre, London \ 24 September 1985-5 October 198524 September 1985-5 October 1985
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