ACB's The Impressionists

Alameda Civic Ballet's The Impressionists was a work whose vision was to 'bring to life the art of Degas, Monet, Renoir & Toulouse-Lautrec'. The program, inspired by the paintings of famous Impressionist artists and the music of that time, was performed on April 4, 2009.

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  • Degas Dancers from The Impressionists

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    Robert Greer and Susan Roemer perform 'Degas Dancers'

    ACB's The Impressionists
  • Degas Dancers from The Impressionists

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    Paris Opera Ballet School 1888, the images of the familiar paintings of Edgar Degas come to life.

    ACB's The Impressionists
  • Degas Dancers from The Impressionists

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    The Bronze Girl comes to life as Degas's inspiration.

    ACB's The Impressionists
  • Degas Dancers from The Impressionists

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    On this day, the students are honored to be visited by l’Étoile (the star), reigning prima ballerina.

    ACB's The Impressionists
  • Degas Dancers from The Impressionists

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    Degas Dancers

    ACB's The Impressionists
  • Vive la Danse from The Impressionists

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    Based on a Renoir painting, families and friends gather at the Moulin de la Galette for an outdoor dance.

    ACB's The Impressionists
  • Le Cancan from The Impressionists

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    With its earliest beginnings as a social dance for couples, the cancan has evolved into the liveliest form of cabaret entertainment.

    ACB's The Impressionists
  • Le Cancan from The Impressionists

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    The lively 'cancan' was based on a painting by Toulouse-Lautrec.

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  • Monet's Garden from The Impressionists

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    For Monet, his gardens at Giverny became a world that stood in for every landscape he had explored.

    ACB's The Impressionists
  • Monet's Garden from The Impressionists

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    The Water Lilies in Monet's Garden.

    ACB's The Impressionists
  • Monet's Garden from The Impressionists

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    Weeping Willows in Monet's Garden.

    ACB's The Impressionists