Recreating The Infamous Rite

The Kirov Ballet recreates Nijinsky’s infamous “Rite of Spring” in the original version which caused scandals in Paris in 1913. “Millicent Hodson, a ballet archaeologist has, with her husband Kenneth Archer, has spent the last 10 years recreating every step of the original, in which a young girl is chosen by her peers to dance herself to death, as a sacrifice to ensure the return of the Spring.”