Ballet Master

Ballet Master (also Balletmaster, Ballet Mistress, Premier Maître de ballet or Premier Maître de ballet en Chef) is the term used for an employee of a ballet company who is responsible for the level of competence of the dancers in their company. In modern times, ballet masters (or ballet mistress for a female) are generally charged with teaching the daily company ballet class and rehearsing the dancers for both new and established ballets in the company's repertoire. The artistic director of a ballet company may also be called its ballet master.

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Gallery of Ballet Masters
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Paris Opera Ballet Dancers - History - Later History
... the creation of an associated school, now referred to as the Paris Opera Ballet School (French École de Danse de l’Opéra de Paris), which opened in 1713 ... Jean-Georges Noverre was a particularly influential ballet master from 1776 to 1781 ... He created the ballet Les Petits Riens which used music by Mozart in 1778 ...
Ballets By Riccardo Drigo - Later Years in Russia
... In the spring of 1902, Drigo and a group of dancers from the Imperial Ballet were invited by Raoul Gunsbourg, director of the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, to produce a ... Drigo composed the music for the ballet-divertissement titled La Côte d'Azur (The French Riviera), set to a libretto by Prince Albert I ... The ballet premiered at the Salle Garnier on 30 March 1902, and featured the Prima ballerina Olga Preobrajenska ...
Clarinade - Biography - Ballets Russes
... Diaghilev soon promoted Balanchine to ballet master of the company and encouraged his choreography ... Between 1924 and Diaghilev's death in 1929, Balanchine created nine ballets, as well as lesser works ... and the muses) in a collaboration with Stravinsky it was one of his most innovative ballets, combining classical ballet and classical Greek myth and ...
Maximilien Gardel
... Gardel (18 December 1741, Mannheim - 11 March 1787, Paris) was a French ballet dancer and choreographer of German descent (he was the son of Claude Gardel ... and Jean Dauberval became Vestris' assistants as ballet master then, in 1781, Gardel took over the role on his own (succeeding Noverre) ...

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