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Title A thousand encores [videorecording] : the Ballets russes in Australia / writer and director, Mandy Chang ; producers, Marianne Latham, Lavinia Riachi.

Published [Melbourne] : Request TV : RMIT Publishing, 2009.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 3402  3 HR LOAN  LIB USE ONLY
Physical description 1 videodisc (56 min., 24 sec.) : sd., col., b.&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes Off-air recording of the ABC television program broadcast 3/11/2009. Copied under Part VA of the Copyright Act 1968.
Performers Narrator, Jane Menelaus ; with Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon ; excerpts performed by the Australian Ballet.
Notes In 1936 the revolutionary ballet company, The Ballets Russes, arrived in Australia, awakening the nation to a new world of modernist art and culture. It inspired a generation of local artists, dancers and designers, who shook down the walls of conformism and ignited the passion of audiences across the country. It also led directly to the foundation of The Australian Ballet.
Summary A fascinating and profoundly moving documentary, including recent interviews with former members of the original Ballets Russes, extensive footage of the company in Australia, and a behind-the-scenes journey into The Australian Ballet's 2009 Firebird, with choreographer Graeme Murphy.
Audience Rating: G.
System notes DVD
Language notes In English.
Other author Chang, Mandy.
Latham, Marianne.
Riachi, Lavinia.
Menelaus, Jane.
Murphy, Graeme, 1950-
Vernon, Janet.
Australian Ballet.
ABC-TV (Australia)
Film Victoria.
Screen Australia.
Request TV.
RMIT Publishing.
Subject Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Zhar-pti︠t︡sa
Ballets russes -- History.
Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil -- History.
Modern dance -- Australia -- History.
Ballet -- History -- 20th century.
Documentary films.
Variant Title The ballets russes in Australia
Publisher Number 347838 Request TV
TEV20094403176 Request TV