André Levasseur

(b. 1927)

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(b Paris, 18 Aug. 1927)

French designer. Known for the elaborate but chic style of his costumes, he created the designs for Ashton's Birthday Offering (1956), La Péri (1957), La Valse (1958), and Raymonda pas de deux (1962), Balanchine's La Somnambule (Cuevas production, 1957) and Theme and Variations (American Ballet Theatre, 1958), Taras's Piège de lumière (New York City Ballet production, 1964), and Lazzini's Coppélia (1965).

Subjects: Dance.

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