There’s more to see...
Come take a look at what else is here!
Visit site

Related Pins

Ida Rubinstein was a Russian ballerina, actress, patron and Belle Époque figure. She was orphaned at an early age and had, by the standard of Russian ballet, little formal training. Tutored by Mikhail Fokine, she made her debut in 1908 with a performance of Oscar Wilde's Salomé.

Tamara Platonovna Karsavina (10 March 1885 – 26 May 1978) Russian ballerina, renowned for her beauty, who was most noted as a Principal Artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and later the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev.

This photos has apparently made the rounds since 1987, credited as Oscar Wilde as Salome. Although he did write a play for this, in which Sarah Bernhardt was set to appear, this photo is actually of Hungarian opera singer Alice Guszalewicz. If you place this side by side with a photo of Oscar Wilde, the resemblance is uncanny!

Anna Pavlova-Russian Ballerina in the 19th century

Ida Rubinstein as Zobeide in Scheherazade, 1910. Written by Alexandre Benois. Music by Rimsky-Korsakov. Choreography by Mikhail Fokine. Costumes and set design by Léon Bakst. Produced by Serge Diaghilev.

Share your love of dance! Get some new dance attire or take some dance lessons at Loretta's in Keego Harbor, MI! If you'd like more information just give us a call at (248) 738-9496 or visit our website www.lorettasdance...!

Poetry expresses the idea; song regulates the sounds; dance enlivens the attitudes; these three have their principal in a man's heart, and it is only the later that musical instruments lend their help. ~ Yo Ki

In dance... adorning the crown, extending to heavens...some say jewels are good protection against the invisible jealous ghosts

Maud Allan (1873-1956) was a famous dancer who was born in Canada as Beulah Maude Durrant, raised in San Francisco, and who later trained in piano in Berlin. When her brother was hanged in 1898 for the murder of two women in San Francisco, the trauma affected her for the rest of her life. She changed her name to Maud Allan and became a dancer. In 1906 she premiered her Vision of Salome, based on Oscar Wilde’s play Salome. Especially notorious was her Dance of the Seven Veils.