A dancer wearing a beret and holding a makeshift cane draws a pipe from his pocket and puts it in his mouth. A wistful dance routine incorporating the props follows.
A solo dancer performs a dramatic contemporary dance routine on the shoreline of Bungan Beach. His routine contains arm gestures and facial expressions as well as leaps and lunges.
In a series of moving portraits, Ewan Murray-Will films Hélène Kirsova with friends and family at her wedding reception.
Diaghilev’s Ballet Russe – shown here on tour in Australia during 1936-37 – revolutionised ballet by giving equal emphasis to dance, music, drama and design.
Filmed in slow motion, two women and a man (Paul Petroff) make human formations on the shoreline of the beach. A woman dressed in black swimwear runs towards Petroff and leaps into his arms.
Amateur filmmaker Ewan Murray-Will captured unique and candid images of one of the world’s greatest dance companies.
In this brief colour sequence from the ballet Thamar, Thamar seduces a man whom she is going to lure to her castle before killing him.
In the final scenes from Léonide Massine’s symphonic ballet Les Presages, dancers from the Ballets Russes du Monte Carlo move frenetically across the stage, performing a series of strange
Hélène Kirsova performs in this excerpt from the one-act ballet, Le Beau Danube. Ewan Murray-Will films the action from an elevated position left of the stage.