Indigenous Showcase: Maria Tallchief

This event took place on Apr 17, 2015

$12 General Admission
$9 Student/Senior
$7 Member


Visiting Artist

Artist in attendance!


(Sandy Osawa, 2007, 57 min)

Filmmaker Sandy Osawa in attendance!
Co-presented with Longhouse Media!
Public reception at 6pm, Screening at 7pm

This documentary of ballerina Maria Tallchief’s life and art captures the growth of ballet in America, as shown by Ms. Tallchief’s own rise to fame, in original roles created for her by George Balanchine. The film includes her childhood days in Fairfax, Oklahoma, her move to Los Angeles to study with Mr. Belcher and Madame Nijinska through her early days in New York City with the Ballet Russe. Key archival clips include Swan Lake, Pas de Dix, Orpheus, Firebird, Black Swanand Les Sylphides.

Screens with A Bentwood Box (5 min)

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1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

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