Repertoire List

Repertoire List

1950-1959

Ballet

Premiere Date

Music

Choreographer

Designer

Lighting Designer

Les Sylphides

November 12, 1951

Frédéric Chopin

Michel Fokine

James Pape

 

The Dance of Salomé

November 12, 1951

James Hartley, orchestrated by Oscar Morawetz

Celia Franca

Robert Hall/
Gerald Budner

 

Pas de Deux
from Giselle

November 12, 1951

J.F. Burgmüller

Jean Coralli/
Jules Perrot

 

 

Étude

November 12, 1951

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Kay Armstrong

Kay Ambrose

 

Polovetsian Dances
from Prince Igor

November 12, 1951

Alexander Borodin

Michel Fokine

Suzanne Mess/
Alan Left

 

Pas de Deux from Don Quixote

December 10, 1951

Ludwig Minkus

Marius Petipa

 

 

Coppélia: Act II

December 10, 1951

Léo Delibes

Arthur Saint-Léon

James Pape

 

Giselle: Act II

January 28, 1952

Adolphe Adam

Jean Coralli/
Jules Perrot

Kay Ambrose

 

Ballet Composite

January 28. 1952

Johannes Brahms

David Adams

David Adams

 

Casse-Noisette:
Act II

January 28, 1952

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Lev Ivanov

Kay Ambrose

 

L’Après-midi d’un Faune

April 21, 1952

Claude Debussy

Celia Franca

Kay Ambrose

 

Ballet Behind Us

April 21, 1952

Miscellaneous

David Adams

Suzanne Mess

 

Coppélia (Two Acts)

October 27, 1952

Léo Delibes

Arthur Saint-Léon

Kay Ambrose/
James Pape

 

Giselle

October 28, 1952

Adolphe Adam,
edited and arranged by Godfrey Ridout

Jean Coralli/
Jules Perrot

Kay Ambrose

 

Le Pommier

October 30, 1952

Hector Gratton

Celia Franca

Kay Ambrose

 

Lilac Garden

January 22, 1953

Ernest Chausson

Antony Tudor

Kay Ambrose

 

Swan Lake: Act II

November 17, 1953

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Marius Petipa/
Lev Ivanov

Kay Ambrose

 

Gala Performance

November 18, 1953

Sergei Prokofiev

Antony Tudor

Kay Ambrose

 

Dances from the Classics

November 24, 1953

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Marius Petipa/
Lev Ivanov

Kay Ambrose

 

Dark of the Moon

December 1, 1953

Louis Applebaum

Joey Harris

Kay Ambrose

 

Offenbach in the Underworld

January 17, 1955

Jacques Offenbach, arranged by Harry Somers

Antony Tudor

Kay Ambrose

 

Swan Lake

January 19, 1955

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Marius Petipa/
Lev Ivanov,
produced by Celia Franca

Kay Ambrose

 

The Lady from the Sea

June 13, 1955

Saul Honigman

Elizabeth Leese

Set: Jean de Belleval
Costume: Kay Ambrose

 

Dark Elegies

November 15, 1955

Gustav Mahler

Antony Tudor

Kay Ambrose, after
Nadia Benois

 

The Nutcracker

November 19, 1955

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Celia Franca,
after Lev Ivanov

Kay Ambrose

 

Jeune Pas de Deux

August 2, 1956

 

Grant Strate

Kay Ambrose

 

Les Rendez-vous

November 5, 1956

Daniel François Auber

Sir Frederick Ashton

Kay Ambrose, after
William Chappell

 

The Fisherman
and His Soul

November 5, 1956

Harry Somers

Grant Strate

Kay Ambrose

 

Post Script

November 5, 1956

Arthur Morrow

Brian Macdonald

 

Ken Withers

La Llamada

November 6, 1956

Julio Gomez

Ray Moller

Jesus de Vilallonga

 

Pas de Chance

November 6, 1956

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

David Adams

Kay Ambrose

 

Giselle

November 6, 1956

Adolphe Adam

Jean Coralli/
Jules Perrot,
produced by Celia Franca

Kay Ambrose

 

Dances from The Sleeping Beauty

July 23, 1957

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

after Marius Petipa

Kay Ambrose

 

Winter Night

November 4, 1957

Sergei Rachmaninov

Walter Gore

Kay Ambrose

 

Le Carnaval

November 4, 1957

Robert Schumann,
orchestrated by Oscar Morawetz

Michel Fokine

Kay Ambrose,
after Léon Bakst

 

The Willow

November 5, 1957

Arthur Foote

Grant Strate

Michael Pittson

 

La Farruca

November 5, 1957

Manuela d Falla

Ray Moller

 

 

Ballad

October 29, 1958

Harry Somers

Grant Strate

Mark Negin

 

Coppélia

June 13, 1958

Léo Delibes

Celia Franca, after Arthur Saint-Léon

Kay Ambrose

 

The Mermaid

November 3, 1959

Maurice Ravel

Andrée Howard,
in collaboration with Susan Salaman

Kay Ambrose,
after Andrée Howard

 

Pineapple Poll

November 3, 1959

Arthur Sullivan,
arranged by
Charles Mackerras

John Cranko

Osbert Lancaster

 

Death and the Maiden

November 4, 1959

Franz Schubert

Andrée Howard

Andrée Howard

 

The Littlest One

November 4, 1959

John Beckwith

David Adams

Cynthia MacLennan

 

Pas de Six

November 6, 1959

 

David Adams

Kay Ambrose