Technical Information

Production
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Production
1942, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Circus Polka
Production notes
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus commissioned Balanchine and Stravinsky to create this ballet for elephants for their 1942 tour season. In performance, the elephant handlers dressed as ballet dancers, and the elephants wore elephant-sized tutus. SFPALM
Production > Date
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Date production started
1942
Production > Date
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Date production ended
1942
Production > Arts of Performance
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Arts of Performance
Animal handling
Production > Arts of Performance
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Arts of Performance
Acrobatics/Stage fighting
Production > Arts of Performance
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Arts of Performance
Dancing
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Arts of Performance
Playing music