Ballet evening – Pas Gracieux – Etudes de Degas – Don Quixote – Miss Julie

Ballet evening (1965) was a ballet production by The Norwegian National Opera. The production was performed by The Norwegian National Opera in Folketeateret and compriser 4 ballets:

Pas Gracieux, choreographed by Rita Tori to music by Georges Bizet.

Etudes de Degas, choreographed by Bill Earl to music by Ludwig van Beethoven.

Pas de deux from Don Quixote, choreography by Marius Petipa, music by Ludwig Minkus.

Miss Julie, choreographed by Birgit Cullberg after a drama by August Strindberg, music by Ture Rangström.

In later performances,  Pas Gracieux was replaced with Gjennom speilet.


(Objekt ID 118167)
Object type Production
Premiere October 1, 1965
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on Miss Julie AKA Lady Julie AKA Countess Julie by August Strindberg; Miss Julie by Ture Rangström, Birgit Cullberg, August Strindberg; Don Quixote by Ludwig Minkus, Marius Petipa
Audience Adults
Expressions Ballet
Running period September 27, 1965  


Anne-Margrethe Skari’s private archive. Donated by Anne-Margrethe Skari, 17.11.2021

Contributors (18)
Name Role
Birgit Cullberg – Choreography (Frøken Julie)
Bill Earl – Choreography (Études de Degas)
Marius Petipa – Choreography (Don Quixote - Pas de deux)
Rita Tori – Choreography (Pas Gracieux)
Zdenko Peharda – Musical Management
Ludwig van Beethoven – Music (Études de Degas)
Georges Bizet – Music (Pas Gracieux)
Ludwig Minkus – Music (Don Quixote - Pas de deux)
Ture Rangström – Music (Frøken Julie)
Kari Blakstad – Dancer (Pas Gracieux)
Palle Damm – Dancer (Don Quixote - Pas de deux)
Bill Earl – Dancer (Jean i Frøken Julie /Don Quixote - Pas de deux)
Frederic Konrad – Dancer (Don Quixote - Pas de deux)
Frederic Konrad – Dancer (Jean i Frøken Julie)
Mette Møller – Dancer (Frøken Julie i Frøken Julie / Don Quixote - Pas de deux)
Bjørg Pahle – Dancer (Don Quixote - Pas de deux)
Hanne Skram – Dancer (Frøken Julie i Frøken Julie)
Hanne Skram – Dancer (Don Quixote - Pas de deux)