Goleizovsky Kasian Yaroslavovych( Russian ballet dancer and choreographer)
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Goleizovsky Kas'yan of Kiev (1892-1970), Russian ballet dancer and choreographer. Studied dance in Moscow, and from 1906 to 1909 in the St. Petersburg Theater School. In 1909-1918 - artist of the Moscow Bolshoi Theater. The first experiments carried choreographing in 1916 at the Moscow theater. At the same time founded the studio, which in 1922-1925 was called the Moscow Chamber Ballet. Created miniature "Faun" on the music to. Debussy, and "Salome" to music by Richard Strauss (both in 1922), set multiple numbers to the music of Chopin, Prokofiev, Scriabin, dancing - Spanish, eccentric, and others. Experiments Goleizovsky, its matching ballet movements emotional expressiveness of music, as well as an appeal to constructivism as the scenic design of dance and in choreography attracted the attention. In Goleizovsky saw the leader of the vanguard of the 1920. In 1925 he set at the Bolshoi Ballet "Joseph the Beautiful" (music by S. Vasilenko); stormy discussion ensued, the novelty plastics processing performance B. R. Erdmann, and partly by theme: the conflict between the individual and the power. Since the mid 1930's, when the official ideology proclaimed the formal quest 'formalism', Goleizovsky rarely able to work in Moscow (except athletic performances parades on Red Square). The interest in folklore led him to Belarus, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, where he raised a series of performances and participated in the preparation of decades of national art: his best work - Tajik ballet Du Ghoul "(music by A. Lenski, 1941). Ability to return to the Bolshoi Theater has arisen only in the 1960. Goleizovsky put here ballets Skryabiniana "(1962) and" Layla and Majnun "(music by SA Balasanyan, 1964).
Goleizovsky died in Moscow on May 4, 1970.