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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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Call Number: DVD 2013-148
Description: Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and performed by the Royal Ballet.
Keywords: Lewis Carroll; Talbot; Ballet

American Ballet Theatre at the Met: Mixed Bill
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Call Number: DVD 2007-155
Description: Triple bill of ballets (Les Sylphides, Triad, Paquita) that serves as a delightful introduction to the range and excitement of the American Ballet Theatre's repertory; recorded at the Met in 1984

American Ballet Theatre in San Francisco
Series Title: 2005
Call Number: DVD 2013-159
Description: Airs; Jardin aus Lilas; Swan Lake; Great Galloping Gottschalk; Romeo and Juliet

American Ballet Theatre: a Close-Up in Time
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Call Number: VCR 2003-23
Description: Performances highlight this portrait of the American Ballet Theatre.
Keywords: Modern Dance; Documentary

Angelin Preljocaj: Choreography
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Call Number: DVD 2009-8
Description: Live recording of two ballets choreographed by Angelin Preljocaj.
Keywords: Ballet

Ashton Celebration: The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton
Series Title: 2013
Call Number: DVD 2015-19
Description: Five works commemorating the 25th anniversary of Ashton's death.

Balanchine Celebration
Series Title: Balanchine Library Collection
Call Number: VCR 99-8
Description: Includes interviews and performances.
Keywords: Documentary; George Balanchine

Balanchine: Vol 1
Series Title: 1960
Call Number: DVD 2015-37
Description: Orpheus ; Serenade
Keywords: New York City Ballet in Montreal.

Balanchine: Vol. 2
Series Title: 1960
Call Number: DVD 2015-38
Description: Concerto Barocco ; Nutcracker-Grand pas de Deux ; Pas de Dix ; Agon
Keywords: New York City Ballet in Montreal

Balanchine: Vol. 3
Series Title: 1960
Call Number: DVD 2015-39
Description: Scenes from Swan Lake ; Copelia; The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore
Keywords: New York City Ballet in Montreal

Ballets Russes
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Call Number: DVD 2007-159
Description: Presents an oral history of the Ballets Russes from the point of view of its many surviving performers; dancers discuss working with George Balanchine; includes performance footage.
Keywords: Docmentary; Ballets Russes; Serge Diaghilev

Baryshnikov dances Sinatra and more...
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Call Number: DVD 2010-155
Description: Performances by Mikhail Baryshnikov in three ballets of human drama, with Elaine Kudo and others.
Keywords: American Ballet Theatre

Baryshnikov: Live at Wolf Trap
Series Title: Baryshnikov Collection
Call Number: DVD 2007-154
Description: 1976 live performance that showcases Mikhail Baryshnikov at the peak of his talents, shortly after arriving in the West; spotlights solos and Gelsey Kirkland, his first great U.S. partner.
Keywords: Mikhail Baryshnikov

Bolshoi Ballet in the Park
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Call Number: DVD 2007-174
Description: Excerpts from famous ballets by the Bolshoi Ballet; accompanied by the Orchestra of London, conducted by Alexander Kopylov.
Keywords: Bolshoi Ballet

Born to be Wild: The Leading Men of American Ballet Theatre
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Call Number: DVD 2007-157
Description: Behind-the-scenes look at some of the foremost male dancers of the American Ballet Theatre; includes a performance of a work choreographed by Mark Morris especially for these men.
Keywords: American Ballet Theatre; Male Dancers

Bringing Balanchine Back
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Call Number: DVD 2010-24
Description: Follows the New York City Ballet, led by Master in Chief Peter Martins, to the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg where ballet legend and NYC Ballet co-founder George Balanchine, along with other greats, took their first ballet steps. The eagerly anticipated 2003 trip is the first for the company since 1972 and features both behind-the-scenes, interviews, performance footage, and a tour of the Mariinsky Theater. Narrated by Kevin Kline.

Series Title: 1994
Call Number: DVD 2012-76
Description: Mats Ek's version of the fiery tale with renowned dancer Ana Laguna stars as the mesmerizing and irresistible Carmen.
Keywords: Bizet

Chroma; Infra; Limen
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Call Number: DVD 2013-149
Description: Three ballets Wayne McGregor choreographed for The Royal Ballet.
Keywords: Talbot

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Call Number: DVD 2007-206
Description: Historic 1969 performance of Prokofiev's ballet, starring Anthony Dowell, Antoinette Sibley, Frederick Ashton and Robert Helpmann; staged by Frederick Ashton.
Keywords: Prokofiev, Sergei

Series Title: 2011
Call Number: DVD 2012-75
Description: Birmingham Royal Ballet's award-winning chief choreographer, David Bintley, creates his own stunning new Cinderella fairy story. Accomplished dancers and actors Elisha Willis and Iain Mackay add great energy to this more modern, stunning musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale.
Keywords: Birmingham Royal Ballet; David Bintley; Prokofiev; BBC

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Call Number: DVD 2007-173
Description: 1990 performance at the Sydney Opera House of Delibes's ballet, that tells the story of Dr. Coppelius, a toy maker and magician, who attempts to bring to life his beautiful doll, Coppelia.
Keywords: Delibes, Leo

Series Title: 1989
Call Number: DVD 2013-180
Description: Marius Petipa's exotic ballet of pirates and shipwrecks on the Ionian coast. Features Altynai Asylmuratova and Faroukh Ruzimatov.
Keywords: Kirov Ballet and Orchestra

Cursive II
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Call Number: DVD 2007-160
Description: 2005 television performance of Lin Hwai-Min's ballet, by the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan; includes a documentary about the dance theatre and interviews
Keywords: Taiwan; Modern Dance

Dance & Quartet: Three Ballets by Heinz Spoerli
Series Title: 2013
Call Number: DVD 2015-28
Description: The Zurich Ballet performs three ballets each incorporating a famous string quartet played by the Hagen Quartet.

Dance Vivaldi: A Contemporary Baroque Ballet
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Call Number: DVD 2007-151
Description: A contemporary poetic interpretation that blends Vivaldi's Four Seasons with baroque dance.
Keywords: Vivaldi, Antonio; Baroque Dance

Dancing for Mr. B: Six Balanchine Ballerinas
Series Title: Balanchine Library Collection
Call Number: VCR 98-75
Description: Portrays six Balanchine dancers.
Keywords: Ballet Documentary

Dancing for Mr. B: Six Balanchine Ballerinas
Series Title: 2008
Call Number: DVD 2013-146
Description: Six ballerinas, Mary Ellen Moylan, Maria Tallchief, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Merrill Ashley, and Darci Kistler, discuss Balanchine's ballets and thow he inspired them.

Dido & Aeneas
Series Title: 1995
Call Number: DVD 2013-151
Description: A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of Dido, the queen of Carthage, and Aeneas, a Trojan prince, an evil sorceress and her coven of witches, plot their downfall.
Keywords: Purcell; Mark Morris Dance Group; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Don Quixote
Series Title: 2003
Call Number: DVD 2012-79
Description: A ballet in three acts. Choreographed by Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Keywords: Ballet

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Call Number: DVD 2007-191
Description: Frederich Ashton choreographed this comical tale of fairies, mismatched lovers, and a mischievous sprite; based on Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
Keywords: Shakespeare, William; Ashton, Frederick

Evening with Les Ballets Trockadero
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Call Number: DVD 2007-161
Description: Selections from the classical ballet canon, performed by the all-male Tockadero ballet company with a combination of parody, satire and a thorough knowledge of the source material; 2 parts.
Keywords: Ballet: Excerpts

Fille du Pharaon = The Pharaoh's Daughter
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Call Number: DVD 2007-202
Description: 2003 performance of the three-act opera, recorded at the Bolshoi Theatre; choreography by Pierre Lacotte, based on the 1862 choreography of Marius Petipa.
Keywords: Pugni, Cesare; Lacotte, Pierre

Fille mal Gardee = The wayward daughte
Series Title: 2005
Call Number: DVD 2014-170
Description: Village love affair set in the idyllic Constable landscape and choreographed by Frederick Ashton.

Series Title: 2009
Call Number: DVD 2011-238
Description: Mats Ek's Giselle by the Cullberg Ballet with Ana Laguna as Giselle.
Keywords: Mats Ek

Great pas de du
Series Title: 1997
Call Number: DVD 2013-156
Description: Collection of performances by the greatest ballet partnerships of recent times including Russia's Bolshoi and Kirov companies, Nureyev, Makarova, and Baryshnikov.

Hard Nut
Series Title: 2007
Call Number: DVD 2011-241
Description: Performed by the Mark Morris Dance Group.
Keywords: Tchaikovsky; Television Program

Hommage a Jerome Robbins
Series Title: 2011
Call Number: DVD 2013-150
Description: Choreography by Jerome Robbins performed by the Opera de Paris Ballet and Orchestra.
Keywords: Ravel; Chopin

Ivan the Terrible
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Call Number: DVD 2007-201
Description: Ballet dramatization of the reign of Ivan the Terrible as Czar of Russia; choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich; recorded in 2003 at the Ope?ra National de Paris.
Keywords: Prokofiev, Sergei; Grigorovich, Yuri

Jacques D'Amboise: Portrait of a Great American Dancer
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Call Number: DVD 2007-158
Description: Biography of American dancer Jacques D'Amboise; includes three complete ballets featuring the dancer, highlights from other works, and a 2006 interview.
Keywords: Jacques D'Amboise

Series Title: 2006
Call Number: DVD 2013-160
Description: George Balanchine's world-famous abstract ballet is a lyric tribute to women and the capital cities of the great dance scho
Keywords: Paris Opera Ballet

Jiri Kylian
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Call Number: DVD 2010-27
Description: Three early ballets by of one of the most important choreographers of our times: Jiri Kylian.
Keywords: Nederlands Dans Theater; Stravinsky; Takemitsu; Bernstein; Kuhn

Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
Series Title: 2012
Call Number: DVD 2013-162
Description: Story of the Joffrey Ballet, from its founding in 1956 to the present.

Juliet & Romeo
Series Title: 2013
Call Number: DVD 2015-55
Description: A new angle on the classic tale, beginning the account from Juliet's perspective and focusing on her actions and emotions.
Keywords: Royal Swedish Ballet; Mats Ek; Tchaikovsky

Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky
Series Title: 2002
Call Number: DVD 2012-95
Description: Russian gala features four Fokine ballets: Sheherazade, Le Spectre de la Rose, Polovtsian Dances, and Firebird.
Keywords: Kirov Ballet; Modern Dance

La Bayadere: Ballet de l'Opera de Paris
Series Title: 1992
Call Number: DVD 2013-155
Description: Story of doomed love between the warrior Solor and the bayadere set in India choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev.

Leningrad Legend
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Call Number: VCR 93-9
Description: History of the Kirov Ballet with performance footage.

Les Patineurs; Divertissements; Scenes de Ballet
Series Title: 2011
Call Number: DVD 2013-170
Description: BBC production in association with the Royal Opera House.

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Call Number: DVD 2007-207
Description: 1974 performance of Manon, recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; choreography by Kenneth MacMillan; orchestrated by Leighton Lucas from the music of Massenet.
Keywords: Massenet, Jules; MacMillan, Kenneth

Martha Graham: Dance on Film
Series Title: Criterion Collection
Call Number: DVD 2009-15
Description: A dancer's world: the dancer as a creative artist. Appalachian spring: a ballet depicting the wedding day of a pioneer couple. Night journey: Graham's interpretation of the Oedipus legend depicting the moment of Jocasta's death.
Keywords: Martha Graham

Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!
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Call Number: DVD 2007-172
Description: Modern take on Tchaikovsky's much-loved ballet that follows Clara's journey from a bleak Christmas Eve at an orphanage to the spectacular candy land of Sweetieland.
Keywords: Tchaikovsky

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty
Series Title: 2013
Call Number: DVD 2014-149
Description: Years later, awakening from her century-long slumber, Aurora finds herself in the modern day; a world more mysterious and wonderful than any fairy story.

Maya Deren: Experimental Films
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Call Number: DVD 2009-16
Description: Collection of short films by surrealist Russian-American filmmaker Maya Deren studying identity, movement, and freedom.
Keywords: Alexander Hammid; John Cage; Parker Tyler; Metropolitan Opera Ballet School

Midsummer Night's Dream
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Call Number: DVD 2007-141
Description: Pacific Northwest Ballet production of this ballet, based on the play by William Shakespeare and set to the music of Felix Mendelssohn; choreographed by George Balanchine; 2 copies
Keywords: Ballet; Shakespeare, William; Mendelssohn, Felix

Nutcracker: An American Ballet Theatre and Mikhail Baryshnikov Production
Series Title: The Baryshnikov Collection
Call Number: DVD 2007-103
Description: 1977 film production of Tchaikovsky's ballet, about a young girl named Clara who is whisked to an imaginary world where she falls in love with the Nutcracker Prince
Keywords: Ballet; Tchaikovsky, Peter; Baryshnikov, Mikhail

Orphee und Eurydice
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Call Number: DVD 2010-55
Keywords: Christoph Gluck; Dance Opera

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Call Number: DVD 2007-200
Description: 2003 performance of this two-act ballet, recorded at the Ope?ra national de Paris; choreographed by Pierre Lacotte; conducted by David Coleman.
Keywords: Minkus, Ludwig

Peer Gynt: Ballet by Heinz Spoerli
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Call Number: DVD 2010-56
Keywords: Edvard Grieg; Zurich Ballet

Peter and the Wolf
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Call Number: DVD 2007-192
Description: 1997 Royal Ballet School production of Prokofiev's ballet; choreographed by Matthew Hart; narrated by Anthony Dowell; music performed by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera, Covent Garden.
Keywords: Prokofiev, Sergei

Prince of the Pagodas
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Call Number: DVD 2007-208
Description: 1990 performance of Britten's ballet, recorded at the Royal Opera House; choreography by Kenneth MacMillan; music conducted by Ashley Lawrence.
Keywords: Britten, Benjamin; MacMillan, Kenneth

Series Title: 2011
Call Number: DVD 2013-176
Description: Ballet in three acts performed by the Teatro alla Scala ballet and orchestra. Choreographed by Marius Petipa.
Keywords: Glazunov

Return of the Firebird
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Call Number: DVD 2007-204
Description: Dramatic recreation of the original Ballets russes productions of"The Firebird," "Petrushka," and "Scheherazade;" choreographed by Michael Fokine; featuring the music of Igor Stravinsky.
Keywords: Stravinsky, Igor

Romeo and Juliet
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Call Number: DVD 2009-46
Description: Angelin Preljocaj's choreography of Shakespeare's tragedy set to Sergei Prokofiev's score is performed by the Lyon Opera Ballet widely acclaimed for its stylish and innovative productions. Preljocaj sees the story as a class struggle between Romeo and Juliet with love as the power that can overthrow the established order's oppression.
Keywords: Shakespeare; Prokofiev

Romeo and Juliet: Ballet in Three Acts
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Call Number: DVD 2010-160
Description: The famed Royal Ballet production of Kenneth MacMillan's work, featuring Nureyev and Fonteyn.
Keywords: Shakespeare; Prokofiev; Joseph E. Levine

Russian Ballet Highlights
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Call Number: DVD 2007-152
Description: Excerpts highlights featuring dancers from the Bolshoi and the Kirov ballet companies, filmed in Moscow and St. Petersburg; including works by Adolphe Adam Tchaikovsky, and Shostakovich.

Secrets of Russian Training: Partnering featuring Bolshoi soloist Irina Zib
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Call Number: DVD 2008-186
Description: Dmitri Roudnev gives insight to the years of partnering training he received at the famed Bolshoi school and company.

Shakespeare Dance Trilogy
Series Title: 2009
Call Number: DVD 2013-145
Description: Three of Shakespeare's immortal dramas, Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, & Othello, are performed by the Kirov Ballet Company.

Sleeping Beauty
Series Title: 2001
Call Number: DVD 2011-242
Description: Modern interpretation of the classic ballet from choreographer Mats Ek.
Keywords: Ballet

Stone Flower
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Call Number: DVD 2007-203
Description: 1991 performance of this ballet, the last for which Prokofiev wrote music; based on a fairy tale from the Urals; performed by the Kirov Ballet and choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich.
Keywords: Prokofiev, Sergei; Grigorovich, Yuri

Stravinsky and the Ballets Russes
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Call Number: DVD 2009-249
Description: Performances of The Firebird and Le Sacre du Printemps by the Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra; conducted by Valery Gergiev.
Keywords: Documentary; Francois Duplat

Stuttgart Ballet
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Call Number: VCR 91-20
Description: John Cranko and the rise of the Stuttgart Ballet.
Keywords: Stuttgart Ballet; Documentary

Swan Lake
Series Title: 1996
Call Number: DVD 2011-239
Description: Modern interpretation of the classic ballet from choreographer Matthew Bourne.
Keywords: Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake
Series Title: 1990
Call Number: DVD 2012-94
Keywords: Tchaikovsky; Kirov Ballet

Series Title: 1988
Call Number: DVD 2014-175
Description: August Bournonville's 1836 ballet tells the story of the Sylphide who entrances a Scottish farmer, James. Madge, a witch, is smitten by James and seeks revenge when he rejects her.
Keywords: Ballet

Series Title: 2005
Call Number: DVD 2007-375
Description: Ballet in two parts. Aurelie Dupont (Sylvia).
Keywords: Delibes, Leo

Sylvie Guillem at Work
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Call Number: VCR 2000-255
Description: The activities of Guillam and the Paris Opera Ballet; Oversize.
Keywords: Documentary; Sylvie Guillam

Take Ballet Class in Russia
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Call Number: DVD 2008-185
Description: Dmitri Roudnev offers a ballet class in Russia with Madame Samoylova of the Lediah Ballet Academy of Russia, a certified extension of the Bolshoi School.
Keywords: Ballet

Tales of Beatrix Potter
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Call Number: DVD 2007-199
Description: The world of storyteller Beatrix Potter comes to life in this ballet; choreography by Frederick Ashton; Music by John Lanchbery.
Keywords: Potter, Beatrix

The Search for Nijinsky's Rite of Spring
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Call Number: DVD 2010-22
Description: A short documentary on Millicent Hodson's and Kenneth Archer's attempts to recreate the original choreography by Vasclav Nijinsky and original sets and costumes by Nicholas Roerich for the original production in 1913 of Igor Stravinsky's ballet, The rite of spring. The full reconstructed ballet follows the documentary.
Keywords: Prague National Theatre Orchestra ; Allan Lewis, conductor.

The Sleeping Beauty
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Call Number: DVD 2010-29
Description: A ballet originally choreographed in 1890.
Keywords: Dutch National Ballet; Tchaikovsky

Urok Vagaioboi
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Call Number: DVD 2008-173
Keywords: Vaganova Ballet Academy; Vladimir Issaev