Other Dances

Other Dances is a ballet made by New York City Ballet balletmaster Jerome Robbins on Natalia Makarova and Mikhail Baryshnikov to the music of Chopin:

Mazurka, op. 17, no. 4

Mazurka, op. 41, no. 3

Waltz, op. 64, no. 3

Mazurka, op. 63, no. 2

Mazurka, op. 33, no. 2

Robbins originally made six variations on Makarova and Baryshnikov but used only four in performance; the other two are preserved on a rehearsal tape.[1] The premiere took place on Sunday, May 9, 1976, at the Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, as part of a gala for the Performing Arts division of the New York Public Library. The costumes were by Santo Loquasto and lighting by Ronald Bates; the New York City Ballet premiere Friday, November 26, 1976, at New York State Theater (also at Lincoln Center). Other Dances is the fourth ballet Robbins made to Chopin's music; the previous ballets were: The Concert, 1956; Dances at a Gathering, 1969; and In the Night, 1970.



NYCB revivals

2008 SpringJerome Robbins celebration

first cast
second cast

2009 Spring

first cast
second cast
third cast

2009 Saratoga Springs

first cast
second cast
third cast

other companies

American Ballet Theatre Fall 2009

ABT tour to China


  1. Jean-Pierre Frohlich, balletmaster, NYCB seminar, Jerome Robbins: Community of Dancers, Monday, June 16, 2008
  2. 1 2 3 first time in rôle


  • Playbill, New York City Ballet, Wednesday and Friday, June 4 and 6, 2008

  • New York City Ballet News, Spring 2008
  • Repertory Week, New York City Ballet, Spring season, 2008 repertory, week 6


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