GRADUATION BALL

Music by Johann Strauss (various pieces)
Arranged and orchestrated by Antal Dorati
Choreography and libretto by David Lichine
Scenery and costumes by Mstislav Dobujinsky
Scenery by Rolf Gerard)
Lighting by Nananne Porcher

World Premiere: Original Ballet Russe, Theatre Royal, Sydney, Australia, 3/1/40
Scenery and costumes by Alexandre Benois
Original Cast: Borislav Runanine, Tatiana Riabouchinska, David Lichine, Igor Schwezoff, Divertissement: Tatiana Riabouchinska, Nicolas Orloff, Natasha Sobinova, Paul Petroff (Sylphide and the Scotsman pas de deux), Tatiana Leskova, Alexandra Denisova, Genevieve Moulin
ABT Premiere: St. Denis Theatre, Montreal, Canada, 10/26/44
Cast: Alpheus Koon (Headmistress), Tatiana Riabouchinska (A Junior Girl), David Lichine (A Junior Cadet), John Taras (Old General), Divertissement: Tatiana Riabouchinska (Mistress of Ceremonies), John Kriza (Drummer), Alicia Alonso, Richard Reed (pas de deux), Rosella Hightower (Dance Impromptu), Margaret Banks, Marjorie Tallchief (Competition), Harold Lang (Tyrolian Boy)


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