PAQUITA

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Genres:

  • Dance

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Ballet

Decade:

  • 1990s

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Title: PAQUITA

Reference number: 11314

Date: 1990, March 20

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 22.41 mins

Description: Stage rehearsal for the grand pas classique from Paquita, performed by Scottish Ballet and recorded at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, on the 20 March 1990.

The company performed this ballet as part of their Spring Tour that year, 'Ballets by World Masters'. The dancers are in rehearsal clothes, with the exception of the principal dancers, who wear full costume. The principal male may be Robert Hampton, and the dancer performing a solo at 13.21 may be Elspeth Shaw. The rehearsal has piano accompaniment.

Scottish Theatre Archive hold the following material relating to this performance of Paquita:
STA SB 10/23b: Pacquita, 16-24 March 1990, Theatre Royal, Programme
STA SB 10/24b: Pacquita, 16-24 March 1990, Theatre Royal, Leaflet

Please note this is a copy of the raw capture of the original analogue video for preservation and as such may display defects such as dropout, washed out colour and sound fluctuation.

Credits: Choreographer : Marius Petipa
Composer: Ludwig Minkus
Staged by Cleg and Yelna Vinogradov

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