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Recüeil de dances contenant un tres grand nombres, des meillieures entrées de ballet de Mr. Pecour, tant pour homme que pour femmes, dont la plus grande partie ont été dancées à l'Opera.

Jason et medée. Ballet tragique

Letters on dancing, reducing this elegant and healthful exercise to easy scientific principles ...

The mugwump mabille

The mugwump mabille

Ballet girls

[Ballerina in white costume with flowers in dance pose]

Imre Kiralfy's brilliant ballet spectacle, Venice, the bride of the sea at Olympia

A nymph of the waves

Adeline Genee, holding basket of flowers, in ballet pose

Chicago Opera Ballet -- Ambrosini & Annetta Pelucchi

Ballet

[Woman posed, full-length, standing, facing front, wearing ballet costume, with back of skirt raised behind her]

[Model posed wearing black pressed pleats, top hat, and ballet shoes, standing tip-toe on champagne bottle]

Grammar of the art of dancing, theoretical and practical; lessons in the arts of dancing and dance writing (choregraphy) with drawings, musical examples, choregraphic symbols, and special music scores, translated from the German of Friedrich Albert Zorn... edited by Alfonso Josephs Sheafe ...

Adeline Genee in first ballet skirt

Ralph Lyford, Ass't Conductor, Boston Opera, Mrs. Ralph Lyford (Ella Gillis) of Ballet

Photograph of Nijinsky in the title role of the ballet Petrouchka, 1911

The cloud ballet / Gordon Ross.

Ballet school, Wash. Sq. [i.e., Washington Square] players

Ballet Russe practicing

Mme. Galanta, Ballet Russe

Karsavina

Ballet rehearsals, New York City, ca. 1916: Ballet Russe

Ballet rehearsals, New York City, ca. 1916: [Unidentified group of 6 women & 2 men]

Ballet rehearsals, New York City, ca. 1916: Washington Square Players at Comedy Theatre, 41st St. near 6th Ave.

[Dancing earth doing can-can]

Sweethearts, roses, moonlig[ht]

National Am. Ballet, [8/20/24]

National American Ballet, [8/20/24]

National American Ballet, [8/20/24]

National American Ballet, [6/30/25]

The Sports and Touring Ballet Revue [3]

Elsie Robinson, Nat'l. American Ballet, [6/30/25]

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater VI

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater I

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater II

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater II

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater VIII

" Rites of Spring" is Given as Ballet

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater III

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater III

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater I

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater VII

Ballet dancer. Ballet dancer at National Theater IV

[Old woman "ballet" seller of New Iberia, Louisiana with her daughter]

Festival of American dance featuring Myra Kinch with modern dance group of 23 artists Satires, ballet of 1840, divertissements, coronation, song of Judea, an American exodus.

[ Review of "Blast at ballet"]

"Carmen" Presented by Cuyahoga County Opera Association and the Federal Music Project : Ballet directed by Madame Bianca.

Ballet Wins Plaudits from Big Audience

Washington, D.C. Elementary school girls dancing a ballet

The Ballet Unique Distinction

Ballet Star Retains Her Magnetism

The Dance Copland-Graham Ballet Blends Best of Two Arts

Graham Presents Copland's Ballet

Hindemith Ballet Danced by Graham

Martha Graham's New Ballet a Masterwork

Samuel Barber: The Serpent Heart, Ballet danced by Martha Graham Group

Martha Graham's New Ballet Embodies Beauty and Spirit

Graham Dances New Ballet

New Graham Ballet Thrills Audience of Music Leaders

New Music Ballet for Columbia Fete

World's Fair, 1939. 250 pound ballet

U.S.S.R. Novosibirsk, Swan Lake ballet TOH

[Suzanne Farrell and George Balanchine dancing in a segment of "Don Quixote" at New York State Theater] / World Telegram & Sun photo by O. Fernandez.

Lewitzky

San Francisco Ballet Building Civic Center, San Francisco, CA

Ballet dancers limber up in the lobby of the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, California

Theater of Opera and Ballet (1931-45; 1956), main portico, Novosibirsk, Russia

Theater of Opera and Ballet (1931-45; 1956), Novosibirsk, Russia

What was your first reaction? Vukovar 91, Mogadishu 93, Sarajevo 92 ... / / Maria Dujmović Kondres.

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Ballet of Cuba and the State Opera are based in this building in Havana, Cuba

Montgomery Ballet performs "A New Ballet by Paul Gilliam" at the Davis Theatre in downtown Montgomery, Alabama

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Ballet of Cuba and the State Opera are based in this building, Havana, Cuba

Centro Gallego, was a Galician social club in 1914. The National Ballet of Cuba and the State Opera are based in this building in Havana, Cuba

Nat. Am. Ballet, 8/20/24

Jacobo Ficher Collection

Harriet Hoctor Collection, 1917-1972

Nat. Am. Ballet, 8/20/24

Miss Dorothy Brautigam of Nat'l. American Ballet, 6/30/25

Photograph of Alexandra Danilova, wearing a costume designed by Leon Bakst in Aurora's wedding, n.d. [1933?] (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo on their third American tour), no photographer

Photograph of Swan Lake (later Ballet Russes Company), n.d., Raoul Barba, Monte-Carlo

The Center Ballet of Buffalo

National American Ballet, 6/30/25

Katherine Dunham's first ballet teacher, Ludmila Speranzeva

Spivacke Fund (Rose Marie and Harold Spivacke) Collection

Photograph of Le Coq d'Or, n.d. (probably Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo), no photographer

Nat. Am. Ballet, 8/20/24

Morton Gould Collection

Young People's Concerts Scripts: Two Ballet Birds [typescript; "Music Cues"]

Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar Collection, 1750-1950

National American Ballet, 6/30/25

Photograph of Les Sylphides, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, n.d., no photographer

The pretty ballet girl. H. De Marsan, publisher, No. 60 Chatham Street, New York

National American Ballet, 6/30/25

Madam Lubouska, National American Ballet, 6/30/25

Dick Nash, pony ballet, 12/22/25

Erick Hawkins Collection

Ida Rubinstein Ballet [1]

Photograph of Petrouchka, n.d. (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo), Studio-Lipnitzki

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