WorldCat Identities

Osta, Clairemarie

Works: 13 works in 60 publications in 3 languages and 1,028 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biography  Ballet television programs  Cultural television programs  Filmed ballets  Nonfiction films  Filmed dance  Drama  History  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Dancer, Performer
Classifications: GV1790.J49, 792.842
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Clairemarie Osta
Jewels by George Balanchine( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Balanchine's world-famous abstract ballet. Lyric tribute to women and the capital cities of the great dance schools
Appartement by Thomas Grimm( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mats Ek, an award-winning freelance choreographer, created Appartement for the Opera National de Paris using the metaphor of an apartment to express isolation. A series of curtains open in turn on a succesion of iconic household items
Hommage à Jerome Robbins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La petite danseuse de Degas : a ballet in two parts by Vincent Bataillon( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris Opera Ballet Master and choreographer Patrice Bart plunges into the Opera's past and brings Degas' famous statuette to life. From the rehearsal rooms to the Cabaret du Chat Noir, the ballet conjures up a colourful era and the lively backstage world of a theatre
Clavigo : un ballet by Gabriel Yared( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recounts the agonies of a weak-willed lover torn between the bidding of his heart and his evil spirit urging him to serve his own interests, leading him to forsake true love in favour of a life of debauchery"--Program notes
Le Jeune homme et la mort = The young man and death ; &, Carmen by Opéra de Paris( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television film version of the ballet Le jeune homme et la mort, followed by a compilation of excerpts from Rudolf Nureyev's performance on the Bell Telephone Hour
Le jeune homme et la mort ; Carmen by Johann Sebastian Bach( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le jeune homme et al morte tells the story of a Young Man driven to suicide by his faithless lover. The tragic opera known as Carmen is driven by love, money, and death
Les adieux( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Étoile" Clairemarie Osta's last appearance on the Paris Opera's stage. For the Paris Opera Ballet, "les Adieux" refers to the last show of one of its principal dancers also known as "Étoile." Leaving the ballet company is always a special moment in Paris: many people and of course every dancer want to share what is considered the most moving performance of a career. Clairemarie Osta was an Étoile of the Paris Opera Ballet from 2002 to 2012. Over the last few years, she has danced in Paris and in the most famous international venues. She is considered one of the greatest performers of the ballet company. For her farewell performance, Clairemarie danced Manon in Kenneth MacMillan's choreography, with superstar ballet dancer Nicolas Le Riche, who is also her husband. For the first time in history, a dancer of Paris Opera Ballet shares the last weeks of her career: the last rehearsals, the choice of the last dresses, the last moments until this final show. Les Adieux is more than the discovery of this very special moment for a dancer. It's also a beautiful introduction to the world of ballet and the creation of a show by the Paris Opera Ballet
Clairemarie Osta : the soul of a star( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clairemarie Osta, Étoile of the Paris Opera Ballet. There is no other dancer like Clairemarie Osta in the world of classical ballet: on the one hand mystical and sensitive, she is also gifted with a wonderful sense of humour. This young star dancer from Nice does not hesitate to share with the viewer of this compelling documentary her passion for worlds outside classical ballet: an avid gardener, she also loves to tap dance -- in fact, she was, at age twelve, the youngest French national tap champion before turning her career to classical dance. Clairemarie Osta's partner in life, the star dancer Nicolas Le Riche, is also her partner on stage: in this film we see her perform his choreography of the story of the brutal Roman emperor Caligula, wonderfully set to music by the violinist Maxime Tholance. The documentary also explores other aspects of the life of this atypical dancer: a mother and an ardent practitioner of yoga, Clairemarie Osta also studies improvisational dance with the famous Canadian choreographer Jill Johnson. At the same time she continues to inhabit the repertory of classical dance, including lead roles in Paquita and The Bayadere, thus engaging the interest and curiosity of a large audience that reaches beyond traditional lovers of ballet. Clairemarie Osta was appointed "Etoile" of the Paris Opera Ballet in 2002. She retired ten years later, in 2012. For more information, watch A.D. Duval's documentary, Les Adieux, with Clairemarie Osta. The ballet Caligula by Nicolas Le Riche was broadcast live on in 2011
George Balanchine forever : jewels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emeralds, Rubies and Diamonds at the Paris Opera House
Degas' Little dancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given as a world premiere at the Paris Opera House in 2010, La Petite Danseuse de Degas (literally, Degas' Little Dancer) pays tribute to the "dancers' painter.". This ballet by Patrice Bart, who worked as a Ballet master for the Opéra de Paris from 1987 to 2011, stages the fourteen-year-old ballerina who posed for Edgar Degas's canvas and also for his sculpture The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer, currently exhibited at the Orsay Museum. The idea of the ballet was born in Martine Kahane's mind, when in the end of the 90s, the museum asked the sewing shop of the Opéra de Paris to restore the tutu of the wax statue. The universe of the ballet reflects that of the dance troop of the Opéra national de Paris, the same way Degas' work did. Several levels of dance are revealed through the choreographies since the dancers play the characters of Patrice Bart's ballet but they also enact their own stories, when they were students at the School of the Opéra de Paris. Ezio Toffolutti designed the set of this ballet according to the architecture of the Palais Garnier, which is at some points recreated to perfection on stage. The ballet commemorates the tragic story of its central character, Marie Van Goethem. She lost her father and she supported her mother dancing, posing for painters but also prostituting herself on the account of her mother & For this reason, she will the fired from the opera dance school
Tribute to Jerome Robbins by Jerome Robbins( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after his death, the Paris Opera Ballet payed homage to the American choreographer who considered the Paris Opera as his second home after New York City Ballet
Emotion & motion, Dr. Helen Fisher and the Paris Opera Ballet : Works & process at the Guggenheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Helen Fisher discusses her study and research on the brains of people in love using fMRI brain scanners; the evolution of human families including why we marry, why we have divorce, why we remarry, and why we fall in love with one person rather than another; what is romantic love along with the three basic emotions; discussion of animals in love and how pair bonding (monogomy) developed in humans and the reason for divorces; how animals developed traits to enhance sexual selection and the biological reasons for personality and chemical systems causing individuals to fall in love with one person over another, this was achieved through a survey for the matchmaking site containing the four basic personality trait systems (Explorer, Builder, Director, and Negotiator) to help determine how people make dating selections
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