Sergei Diaghilev

Published November 24, 2009
On May 19, 1909, ballet changed forever. With the shocking debut performance of Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, a modern era of unapologetic neoclassicism was born. Legs were turned in, feet were flexed and the stories were primal. This new company would introduce the world to Balanchine, Nijin…more »