№3(59)
September 2017
ISSN
1990-4126

Russian

«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 47 September 2014

Fine art


Portnova Tatiana V.

PhD. (Art Studies), Professor,
Department of General History of Art.
Russian State University for the Humanities,
Moscow, Russia, infotatiana-p@mail.ru

METHODS OF VISUAL SPATIAL ARRANGEMENT OF THE BALLET STAGE (ON THE SYNTHESIS OF EXPRESSIVE ARTISTIC COMPONENTS IN SCENIC DESIGN AT THE TURN OF THE 19TH CENTURY)


The author analyzes issues in three-dimensional organization of a ballet and reveals the specific character of choreographer’s compositional thinking based on the performing nature of the theatrical image. She also reviews various components of the acting space created by the architectural environment of the stage, sculptural space, dancers’ aspects, colorful illumination, color gamut, and linear perspective. Methods of acting space compositional design space are examined, such as frontal, structural, coloristic, decorative, which are illustrated by the most significant examples of ballet scenography design at the turn of the 19th century. Emphasis is made on the importance of studying the three-dimensional potentialities of the stage that could help enhance choreographic production.

Key words: scenography, stage environment, acting space, compositional method, S.Dyagilev's ballets



References

  1. Andreyeva, I.M. (2002) Theatricality in Culture. Rostov-on-Don.
  2. Elyash, N.N. (1992) There is no better school than Petipa’s. Heritage Issues in Choreographic Art: collected articles. Moscow.
  3. Rubb, А.А. (2004) Reflections on Non-Traditional Theatre or Non-Traditional Theatre as It Is. Мoscow.
  4. Catalogue of Diaghilev Ballet Material. Decor and costume. Designs, portraits and posters. Sotheby. New York, 1968.
  5. Haskell, A.L. (1968) Ballet Russe. The age of Diaghilev. London.
  6. Лифарь, С.М. Дягилев и с Дягилевым / С.М.Лифарь. – М., 1994.
  7. Lifar’, S.M. (1994) Dyagilev and with Dyagilev. Мoscow.
  8. L`Apres–midi d`un Debussy, Nijinsky: Exposition pres an Musee d`orsay. Paris, 1989.
  9. Ballet Russes de Diaghilev 1909 a 1929. Exposition. Paris avril-mai: сatalog. Paris, 1939.
  10. Ballet and Theatre Material in the Large Galleries. Sothby. London, 1985.
  11. Catalogue of Diaghilev Ballet Material. Decor and costume. Designs, portraits and posters. Sotheby. New York, 1968.
  12. Remez, S. Ya. (1982) Acting Area and Scenic Action. Мoscow.


Russian text of this article

ISSN 1990-4126  Registration MCM el. № ФС 77-70832 of 30.08.2017 © USUAA, 2004-2017  © Architecton, 2004-2017