Gabrielle Chanel and Diaghilev

Enjoy an exploration of the influence of Gabrielle Chanel on the world of dance

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  • V&A South Kensington

    Cromwell Road
    London, SW7 2RL

  • The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

  • For Members

    and general public; general booking now open

  • Tickets cost £15.00 - £18.00

Past Event
Gabrielle Chanel and Diaghilev photo

Author and dance historian Lynn Garafola is one of the world’s leading authorities on the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev, and has written extensively on the subject, as well as the wider world of 20th century and contemporary ballet. Join her in conversation with V&A Curator of Dance Jane Pritchard for a look at the collaborative relationship between Gabrielle Chanel and Serge Diaghilev, especially their memorable work together on the ballet Le Train Bleu.

Header image: Photograph by Sasha on stage at the London Coliseum December 1924, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London