Part of the VIEW Video Dance Series.
The Paris Opera Ballet was originally created as the Academie Royale de la Dance in 1661.
Rudolf Nureyev was the artistic director of the Paris Opera Ballet.
The Program includes: Tchaikovsky Ballet, danced by Fabienne Cerutti, Isabelle Cividino, Danielle Doussard, Carole Lagache, Kader Belarbi, Lionel Delano, Thierry Mongne and Flix Vivian; Delta T, performed to Orthodox Russian chants, danced by Kader Belarbi and Isabelle Cividino; "Ephemera," composed by Manuel Valera, danced by Claude de Vulpian; "Paillettes," composed by Shostakovich, danced by Flix Vivian and Danielle Doussard; "The Ice Skaters," composed by Giacomo Meyerbeer, danced by Isabelle Cividino, Danielle Doussard and Flix Vivian; "The Black Swan" (from "Swan Lake"), after Marius Petipa, composed by Tchaikovsky, danced by Nolla Pontois and Patrick Dupond.
All the ballets were choreographed by Norbert Schumucki.