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Maya Plisetskaya

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780300088571

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300088571.001.0001

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Mastering the ABCs of the Theater

Mastering the ABCs of the Theater

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(p.73) Chapter Fourteen Mastering the ABCs of the Theater
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I, Maya Plisetskaya
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Maya Plisetskaya

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DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0014

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya describes how she learned to be a member of the Bolshoi Theater. The Adolphe Adam ballet, which ran in Leningrad for a long time, was just premiering on the Moscow stage. Leonid Lavrovsky set Giselle on Galina Sergeyevna Ulanova, against whom Maya was often pitted. Ulanova danced Juliet in the Moscow premiere of Romeo and Juliet. Maya began rehearsing her next ballet, Raymonda.

Keywords:   ballet, Bolshoi Theater, Moscow, Leonid Lavrovsky, Giselle, Galina Sergeyevna Ulanova, Romeo and Juliet, Raymonda

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