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|EXHIBITION " RUDOLF NOUREEV LA TRAME D UNE VIE"|
| Centre National du Costume de Scène
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|The Rudolf Nureyev Foundation has donated the Cncs a prestigious collection of documents, items, pieces of furniture, costumes … that had been the property of this famous dancer and choreographer who became a legend.
The Cncs and the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation, will present as from May 2009, the exhibition “Rudolf Nureyev, 1938 -1993” that will evoke, through pictures, costumes, drawings, the life of this icon of dance and his ballets.
The Centre national du costume de scène (national centre for stage costumes), first worldwide institution to be entirely dedicated to theatre’s material patrimonial heritage, was founded by the state (Ministry of the Arts and of Communication), in partnership with Moulins’ town council (Ville de Moulins), the Allier Department council (Conseil Général de l’Allier) and the Auvergne region council (Conseil régional d’Auvergne).
The Cncs gathers a prestigious collection of 8 500 stage costumes, issued from the three partnering
component institutions, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, the Opéra National de Paris and the Comédie-Française, as well as from private theatrical companies.
The Cncs has opened on 1st July 2006 under the chairmanship of Christian Lacroix.
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