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Ballets: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Ballets





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The Nutcracker The Nutcracker is the story of a little girl named Clara and a wooden doll that was given to her on ... 66
Swan Lake Swan Lake begins at a royal court. Prince Siegfried, heir to the kingdom, must declare a wife at his... 40
Sleeping Beauty The story unites fantasy, sorcery, and romance with classical ballet in all its grandeur. Featuring ... 27
Giselle In the first act, a young, innocent village maiden named Giselle is in love with a man she knows onl... 8
Coppélia Franz and Swanilda are to be married in only one day. Things go awry when Franz falls for the beau... 7
The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du printemps) The Rite of Spring is a series of episodes depicting a wild pagan spring ritual... 3
L'après-midi d'un faune (or The Afternoon of a Faun) The ballet takes place in a sunlit studio as two dancers luxuriate in the pleasure of their own imag... 2
Parade The unusual plot of the ballet concerns a publicity parade in which three groups of circus artists t... 2
The Firebird Stravinsky's ballet centers on the journey of its hero, Prince Ivan. Ivan enters the magical realm o... 1
Le Corsaire Medora, a young Greek girl, is sold to Pasha by a slave dealer. The pirate Conrad seizes Medora and ... 1
La Sylphide La Sylphide tells the story of the young Scottish farmer, James, who is visited by and is instantly ... 1
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Appalachian Spring Appalachian Spring tells the story of the American pioneers of the 1800s living in a new Pennsylvani... 0
Les Sylphides ‘Les Sylphides’ is famous as the first "abstract" classical ballet without narrative structure o... 0
Daphnis et Chloé In the story, adapted from an early Greek play, Daphnis and Chloe, both abandoned in infancy on the ... 0
Les Noces The ballet is divided into four scenes: the Blessing of the Bride, the Blessing of the Bridegroom, t... 0