3 days ago
(2 of 4) "the ballet was based on the fairytale opera by rimsky-korsakov. it tells the satirical story of a foolish tsar who makes a bad deal in exchange for the magical golden cockerel, a rooster who crows when danger is near.⠀
"visually, i love the abstract art deco elements of the original 1937 costume, and the mystical, fairy tale qualities of the production. on a more personal note, i used to raise fancy show breed chickens and i know these birds well." ⠀
- cynthia settje @redthreaded
on her winning entry in the ballet-themed foundations revealed contest last year. less than three weeks to go until this year's insects-themed deadline!