Le Belle Ecuyère

Choreographer: Andrée Howard
Costume designer: Andrée Howard
World premiere: 20 Apr 1931, Ballet Club, Mercury Theatre, London
Work note: The programmes for 1931 credit Susan Salamann as the choreographer, but dancer Maude Lloyd stated that this solo was created for her by Andrée Howard, who also designed the costume (Lloyd's letter to the Rambert Archive; article in Ballet Review, Fall 1983).
Number of dancers: 1 woman
Music details: Live music: piano
Source: Programme and reference file in the Rambert Archive
Archive catalogue: WORK/0043


Date Programme Venue
20 Apr 1931
Les Sylphides | Le Cricket | Adagio from Lac des Cygnes | L'Après-midi d'un faune* | Gavotte Sentimentale | The Circus Girl* | Scherzo* | La Belle Ecuyère* | Mazurka des Hussars | Mars and Venus Mercury Theatre, London
15 Jun 1931
Les Sylphides | Mars and Venus | Waterloo and the Crimea* | L'Après-midi d'un faune | Gavotte Sentimentale | Russian Pedlar | La Belle Ecuyère | Variation from ''Swan Lake'' | Circus Dance | Mannequin | Farrucca | Mademoiselle Maupin | Mazurka Finale Lyric Hammersmith, London
22 Jun 1931
Carnaval | Le Boxing | Waterloo and the Crimea | Mercury* | Pavane | Russian Peasant | La Belle Ecuyère | Variation from ''Swan Lake'' | Blue Bird | Mannequin | Mademoiselle de Maupin | Mazurka Finale Lyric Hammersmith, London
10 Oct 1931
Les Sylphides | Songs (The Moussorgsky Vocal Quartet) | Le Rugby | Dances from ''The Three Cornered Hat'' | Capriol Suite | La Péri | Chinese Magician | Songs (The Moussorgsky Vocal Quartet) | Mars and Venus | Russian Boyard Dance | American Sailor | Mannequin | Peasants' Frolic New Theatre, London
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