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Leon Bakst – Nijinski as Le Dieu Bleu – 1911


Le Dieu Bleu is a one act ballet by Jean Cocteau and Federigo de Madrazo.  Fokine was the choreographer and music was by Reynaldo Hahn with décor and costume by Leon Bakst.  Le Dieu Bleu premiered May 13, 1912 at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris.

Michel Fokine – The Firebird – 1910- by Leon Bakst

Anna Pavlova – Russian Dance – 1911

Daisy Spies as a dancer in Oskar Schlemmer’s Triadic Ballet, 1926