Film: Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929: When Art Danced with Music

This event has already passed Location: Horchow Auditorium

Narrated by Tilda Swinton, this documentary includes footage of revivals of Ballets Russes performances by the Joffrey Ballet and the New York City Ballet. The film features sets and costumes from Serg Diaghilev’s innovative productions, as well as interviews with dancers, musicians, and scholars. (2018, US, 30 min., not rated; produced by the National Gallery of Art)


This film is part of the program Cartier & the Ballet Russes: How Dance, Theater, and Fashion Inspired Cartier.



$5 public; Free for DMA Members and students