Medea (1958)

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Start date: 
26 November 1958
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Production notes: 
Medea, ballet composed by Béla Bartók and choreographed by Birgit Cullberg, premiered 31 October 1950, Rikstheatern Gaevle, Sweden. New York City Ballet Premiere 26 November 1958.
Media of production: 
Choreographic work (dance, ballet, mime etc)
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Medea Euripides
Person Role Notes
Béla Bartók (1881-1945) Composer
Lewis Brown Costumes
Birgit Cullberg Choreographer
Jacques D'Amboise Dancer Jason
Melissa Hayden Dancer Medea
David Hays Lighting Designer
Herbert Sandberg Music Orchestrated Bartók's score
Violette Verdy Dancer Creusa
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Dancing Times January 1959 Article
Dance Magazine April 1962 Photograph
Dance Magazine January 1959 Article

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