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George Skibine

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Yuril Borisovich Skibin; b Yasnaya Poliana, Ukraine, 20 Jan. 1920; d Dallas, Tex., 14 Jun. 1981)

Russian-US dancer, choreographer, and ballet director. The son of Boris...

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Skibine, George

Shelley Celia Berg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 1372 words.

Skibine, George (30 January 1920–14 January 1981), ballet dancer, choreographer, and company director, was born Iurii Borisovich Skibin in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia, the son of Boris Skibin,...

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George Skibine

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Yuril Borisovich Skibin; b Yasnaya Poliana, Ukraine, 20 Jan. 1920; d Dallas, Tex., 14 Jun. 1981)

Russian-US dancer, choreographer, and ballet director. The son of Boris...

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Skibine, George (30 January 1920)

Irène Lidova.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 442 words.

(Iurii Borisovich Skibin; born 30 January 1920 in Yasnaya Polyana, Russia, died 14 June 1981 in Dallas, Texas),

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Skibine, George (20 Jan. 1920)

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 349 words.

Russian-US dancer, choreographer, and ballet director. The son of Boris Skibine, a dancer with Diaghilev's company, he studied with various teachers including ...

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Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 122 words.

Ballet company founded by Marquis George de *Cuevas in 1947. It was initially known as the Grand Ballet de Monte Carlo and was supported by the principality of Monaco. Its stars included...

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Ballet-Théâtre Contemporain

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

A short-lived company established by the French Ministry of Culture in 1968 to create modern choreography in collaboration with modern musicians and painters. Originally based in Amiens...

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Marjorie Tallchief

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Denver, Colo., 19 Oct. 1927)

US dancer. Younger sister of Maria Tallchief. She studied with Nijinska and Lichine in Los Angeles and later with Preobrajenska in Paris, making her...

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Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet company founded by Marquis George de Cuevas in 1947. It was initially known as the Grand Ballet de Monte Carlo and was supported by the principality of Monaco. Its stars included...

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Marquis George de Cuevas

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Marquis de Peidrablanca de Guana de Cuevas; b Santiago, 26 May 1885; d Cannes, 22 Feb. 1961)

Chilean-American patron and director of his own company, Grand Ballet du Marquis...

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Paris Opera Ballet

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

French ballet company based in Paris, and the oldest national ballet company in the world. It has its origins in the Académie Royale de Danse, which was founded by Louis XIV in 1661 to...

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Ailey, Alvin (1931 - 1989), Choreographer / Dance Director, Dancer

Lili Cockerille Livingston.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2083 words.

actor, dancer, and choreographer, was born in Rogers, Texas, the son of Alvin Ailey, a laborer, and Lula Elizabeth Cliff, a cotton picker and domestic. Before Ailey was a year old, his...

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