Dance of the Swan: A Story about Anna Pavlova
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1881, Anna Pavlova grew up dreaming of becoming a prima ballerina. Throughout her lifetime, Anna inspired and encouraged people around the world with her exceptionally graceful and expressive dance. Believing that expressing beauty is essential to the human spirit, Anna strove to help audiences discover the soaring beauty that could uplift their spirits.
Other editions - View all
ankle Anna also danced Anna and Michel Anna began Anna danced Anna felt Anna knew Anna loved Anna made sure Anna Pavlova Anna wanted Anna watched Anna’s mother arabesque audi audience Autumn Leaves backstage ballerina ballet company Ballet Russe ballet system butterfly Californian Poppy Chopin choreographers Coppélia costume czar dance the role delicate directors dreamed dress Dying Swan ence Enrico Cecchetti feet film flowers Fokine Petipa formance gave girls grace Hippodrome Hoarfrost Imaginary Dryads Imperial Ballet School Isadora Ivanov Ivy House La Bayadère lessons Liubov Madame Marie Taglioni Marius Petipa Maryinsky Theatre Michel felt Michel Fokine Minkus movements night Palace Theatre partner Pavel Gerdt performance Petersburg Pugni Pugni rehearsals Russian ballet Russian Imperial Ballet season shoes Sleeping Beauty Sokolova solo soloist stage Stanislava Stars story style Sylphide Tchaikovsky teacher Pavel Gerdt theater toes told took tour troupe Victor arranged Victor Dandré York young dancers