Production

Production Name 1942, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Circus Polka
Performing Arts Type(s) Circus arts
Beginning Date 1942
End Date 1942
Production Type Multi-performance program
Piece(s) in Production Circus Polka
Performing Art Groups in Production Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Arts of Performance in Production Acrobatics, Dancing, Playing music
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

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