La Sylphide

La Sylphide (1969) was a ballet production by The Norwegian National Opera. La Sylphide was a ballet by August Bournonville, with music by Herman S. Løvenskiold.
Paul Gnatt and Terry Westmorland were the coaches for the production. The production was performed on The Norwegian National Opera’s main stage in Folketeateret.

Anne Borg, Kirsten Simone, Guri Pahle GladLeonie Leahy and Indra Lorentzen danced the role of La Sylphide.

La Sylphide was performed in Venice in 1970, together with Symphony in C.

La Sylphide was performed (3 performances) in Drammen in 1971.

La Sylphide was performed at Kuopio Dance Festival (Finland) on 6 June 1973.


(Objekt ID 68385)
Object type Production
Premiere January 22, 1969
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on La Sylphide by August Bournonville, Herman Severin Løvenskiold
Audience Adults
Keywords Classical ballet
Running period January 22, 1969  


Terje Boye-Hansen, e-mail, 16.05.2022

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

Repertoire archive, The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, 18.05.2018.

Performance dates
June 6, 1973Yhteiskoulun, Kuopio Dance Festival, Finland, Kuopio City Theatre visiting performance
October 7, 1971Hovedscenen, Drammens teater Show
September 30, 1971Hovedscenen, Drammens teater Show
September 23, 1971Hovedscenen, Drammens teater Show
April 5, 1971Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Season premiere/Seasonal opening
1970Teatro la Fenice, Venezia, Italia visiting performance
September 24, 1969Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Season premiere/Seasonal opening
January 22, 1969Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Opening night