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Adolph Bolm
and Ballets

 

Mr. Bolm fulfilled many roles in the Ballet. He began as a dancer, then choreographer, organized ballet tours, taught other dancers, staged ballets, and has inspired many more.

The following is a rough pictorial journey through his life of ballet.

Adolph
Bolm


Recommended Books:

The Ballets Russes and Its World

Dancing in the Sun: Hollywood...

Era of the Russian Ballet

Diaghilev Observed

The Art of Ballets Russes: The Serge...

Diaghilev's Ballets Russes


Spellings of Adolph Bolm's name found in his papers:

Adolph Bolm
Adolphe Bolm
Adolf Bolm
Adolph Rudolphovich Bolm
Adolph Rudolph Bolm
Adolph Emil Bolm


Ballets

Aphrodite
Apollon Musagete
Bach Cycle 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Bal de Marionettes
Ballet Mecanique, Spirit of the Factory, or Iron Foundry, or Steel Foundry, or Factory
Bartered Bride
Birthday of La Infanta 1, 2
Butterfly 1, 2
Carmen
Carnaval 1, 2, 3
Centaurs 1
Chopin 1, 2, 3, 4
Christmas Carol
Cleopatre 1,
Coq d'Or 1, 2, 3, 4
Danse Macabre 1
Daphnis and Chloe
El Amor Bujo
Elopement
Firebird
Geometric Dance
Giselle 1
Harlequin 1, 2, 3, 4
Javanese Dance 1, 2
Khovantchina Persian dances
Krazy Kat
La Farce du Pont Neuf 1
La Fiesta de Los Angeles
La Princesse Enchantee 1
Le Carnaval 1, 2, 3
Le Coq d'Or 1, 2, 3, 4
Le Foyer de la Danse
Les Fetes d'Hebe
Les Nuages (Clouds)
Little Circus
Mandragora 1, 2
Mazurka 1
Mechanical Ballet
Mephisto 1, 2, 3
Midas
Mozart 1
Music Box Revu 1, 2, 3, 4
Parnassus Au Montmarte
Pavillon d'Armide 1
Peter and the Wolf 1, 2
Petrouchka 1, 2
Pierrot Lunaire
Prince Igor 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Sadko 1, 2, 3
Scheherazade
Thamar 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
The Mad Genius film
The Rivals 1, 2, 3
Tragedy of the 'Cello
Une Nuit de Mai for Diaghilev
Valse de l'Heure Joyeuse 1, 2
Visions Fugitives 1, 2

Can You Identify These Ballets? (Please contact webmaster!)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

In the Studio

Rehearsals  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Chicago Studio 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Tours and Companies

Adolph Bolm Dancers 1
Adolph Bolm Ballet 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Argentina 1, 2
Ballet Intime 1, 2, 3
Ballet Theatre 1, 2, 3
Chicago Grand Opera 1
Diaghilev 1
Little Symphony 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Little Theatre 1
London Coliseum 1
Metropolitan Opera NYC 1

 

Promotional Photos

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

11, 12, 13

 

 


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