Mark Ryden and Alexei Ratmansky collaborated on Whipped Cream

Mark Ryden and Alexei Ratmansky collaborated on Whipped Cream

Whipped Cream (Schlagobers am Deutsch) is an almost century old ballet. (And whàt a fine name for a ballet!!!) It is set to music from Richard Strauss and was first performed in 1924. Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and artist Mark Ryden collaborated on the newest version; which premiered in California in March 2017. We, at Mimi Berlin, like the work of Mark Ryden very much. The costumes and decor he designed for this ballet aren’t disappointing either, au contraire! They are G R E A T! We do hope the American Ballet Theatre planned an international tour to Europe! Mark Ryden and Alexei Ratmansky collaborated on Whipped Cream
(photocredits; Gene Schiavone via L.A. Weekly .com)

“The two-act confection, called “Whipped Cream,” is a story about a young boy who overindulges at a Vienna pastry shop and falls into a surreal delirium.” (via/read more at marcryden.com)

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Miriam Miller in a Box

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Miriam Miller as “The Blue Law Girl” appearing in a show at the Hippodrome, 1921.

New York, New York 1921 Hippodrome dancer Miriam Miller wearing producer Charles Dillingham’s “Blue Laws” solution to the revealing costumes currently worn on stage. She is “The Blue Law Girl The Blue Law Girl is a photograph by Underwood Archives which was uploaded on October 11th, 2015. (via fineartamerica.com) (img via tumblr)

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