The Search For Nijinsky's Rite of Spring


60m 1990

Brief Synopsis

A performance of the Joffrey Ballet's reconstruction of the 1913 Nijinsky ballet, "The Rite of Spring." The broadcast also includes a documentary detailing the story of the original production at the Ballet Russe in Paris -- at the first performance of which a riot broke out in the theater -- and th

Film Details

Also Known As
Dance in America (01/12/90), Great Performances (01/12/90), Search For Nijinsky's Rite of Spring
Release Date
1990

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

A performance of the Joffrey Ballet's reconstruction of the 1913 Nijinsky ballet, "The Rite of Spring." The broadcast also includes a documentary detailing the story of the original production at the Ballet Russe in Paris -- at the first performance of which a riot broke out in the theater -- and the story of how the Joffrey reproduced it.

Film Details

Also Known As
Dance in America (01/12/90), Great Performances (01/12/90), Search For Nijinsky's Rite of Spring
Release Date
1990

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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