Title

Marius Petipa’s Often Overlooked and Underappreciated The Pharaoh’s Daughter

Date

6-1-2017 9:00 AM

End Time

1-6-2017 9:15 AM

Location

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Department

Dance

Session Chair

Amy McDonnell

Session Title

Academic Excellence In Dance

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Sharon Oberst

Presentation Type

Performance

Abstract

Marius Petipa is often the name most strongly associated with classical Russian ballet for his iconic works, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and . Yet his first major success in Moscow, The Pharaoh's Daughter (1862) is often overlooked. This presentation places Petipa's first ballet in the context of his greater career and examines its importance in the development of his iconic choreographic style.

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Marius Petipa’s Often Overlooked and Underappreciated The Pharaoh’s Daughter

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Marius Petipa is often the name most strongly associated with classical Russian ballet for his iconic works, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and . Yet his first major success in Moscow, The Pharaoh's Daughter (1862) is often overlooked. This presentation places Petipa's first ballet in the context of his greater career and examines its importance in the development of his iconic choreographic style.