Carlotta Grisi

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  • The 19th Century

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    1. The 19th century was a time of change with the Industrial Revolution affecting the economy, society and politics. The steam engine expanded industries. Western Europe saw many inventions during this period as well as the notion of developing national identities. Russia was emerging from feudalism during this time and did not embrace industrialization. Russia had become one of the most powerful countries in the world and was able to play a role in European affairs after especially after the defeat

  • Albrecht's Giselle

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    Giselle is one of the most established consistently performed sentimental artful dance, it was debuted on June 28, 1841, at the Paris musical show house. It was choreographed by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. It was choreographed for Carlotta Grisi as Giselle and Petipa as Albrecht. There was two acts ballet, act one is set in a Rhineland village, where a young peasant, falls in love with a mysterious stranger, who was really Albrecht, count of Silesia. When Giselle heard that, Albrecht was engaged

  • The Romantic Era

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    The Romantic Era was one of the most artistically influential eras in recent history. Artists were fueled by their inner romantic and creative emotions rather than the more sinister tormented geniuses of the past. Their works were full of drama, love and death. The performing arts in particular were flourishing; ballet was truly taking off. The first pointe shoes were introduced in a performance of La Sylphides, shorter tutus and partnering were becoming the norm. But in particular, it was the era

  • History of Ballet Essay

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    teaching. Pre-romantic ballet occurred sometime circa ?? up to 1831. The romantic period covered the early to mid 1800's. This era also introduced the calf-length dress. A few of the great Romantic dancers were Marie Taglioni, Fanny Elssler and Carlotta Grisi. The tequnique became more developed, but the role

  • Giselle And The Romantic Era

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    Giselle and the Romantic Era The Romantic Era was one of the most artistically influential era in recent history. Artists were fueled by their inner romantic, or creative emotions, rather than the more sinister tormented geniuses of the past. Their works were full of drama, love, death. The performing arts in particular were flourishing. Ballet was truly taking off. The first pointe shoes were introduced in a performance of Le Sylphides, shorter tutus, and partnering were becoming the norm. But

  • Ballet As Part Of The Romantic Era

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    The art form, Ballet emerged in Italy during the Renaissance (late 1400’s) and was developed throughout the world as history went on. Following its introduction to France, Ballet exploded and became a very significant part of society; reaching its height in the late 1600’s under the rule of King Louis XIV who was a great patron of the arts and the founder of the Académie Royale de Danse. There were many eras of Ballet such as Ballet de Court (1600’s) and Ballet de action (1700’s). The 19th Century

  • The Birth And Evolution Of Ballet

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    Debbie Harrop Professor Cavazzi Dance 64 - History of Dance 22 Aug 2014 The Evolution of Ballet The birth and evolution of ballet is indeed a fascinating study. Since its early origins in fifteenth century Italian court, ballet has undergone a succession of changes and been influenced by gifted artists and choreographers alike, whose unique styles and innovative techniques left their indelible mark on the classic art form. Beginning with the Renaissance and continuing through the Romantic Era, ballet

  • Elements Of Giselle

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    one of the few ballets that has been performed continuously for centuries, Giselle has become one of the most renowned ballets of all time. Giselle was conceived in 1841 by Gautier specifically for the famous ballerina of the Paris Opera Ballet, Carlotta Grisi. This ballet was a product of the thriving creativity of the 19th century. The classic story tells of a young girl, Giselle, who has caught the eye of two men. As the ballet progresses, Giselle falls in love with one of the men, only to have her

  • Giselle Ballet

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    Giselle “Giselle ou Les Wilis premiered at the Paris Opera on 28 June, 1841 with Carlotta Grisi as Giselle, Lucien Petipa (brother of Marius) as Albrecht and Adèle Dumilâtre as Myrtha. The ballet was immediately declared not only a worthy successor to La Sylphide but also “the greatest ballet of its time”, a triumphant reception. Giselle remained in the Paris Opera repertoire until 1849. When it became outmoded the ballet was completely dropped (after 1868); it would only be seen again in Paris

  • Romantic Ballet

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    The theatre is full of young men and women. The gas lanterns dimly light the room and the silhouette of a figure can be seen in the shadows of the stage. As she emerges, she is like a dream: a tall, elegant body with a form fitting bodice and tutu. She is entrancing on her tiny pointe shoes as she floats across the stage. Love and passion fill the air as she moves in such a way that is almost magical. The Romantic Ballet Period introduced the aspects of theme, costume, and new technique to the dance

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