How Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes Changed Classical Ballet

Ballet Russe
Tanya Williams Wetenhall and Irina Wunder lecture
September 09, 2014

At 6.30 pm on September 9th, members and guests of the Arts Club of Washington are invited to join Tanya Williams Wetenhall, assistant professor of design history in the department of theatre and dance at The George Washington University, and Irina Wunder, adjunct lecturer and of The Kirov Academy of Ballet, for a lively lecture-demonstration illustrating the impact of Serge Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes on the art form of classical ballet in the 20th century. Costuming, set design, music and transformations in plot and movement will be illustrated with images and demonstrated by students of The Kirov Academy of Ballet.

The program is open to the public, cost $10. Cash bar. Tickets at the door, cash and checks accepted.

For more information, please contact:

Arts Club of Washington
2017 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006
(202) 331-7282