Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring

Production Credits

Produced & Directed by
David Kennard
Joan Saffa
Edited by
Blair Gershkow
Director of Photography
Michael Anderson
Bob Elfstrom
Dan Gleich
Jon Fontana
Additional Scripting
Charlie Pearson
Production Consultant
Janette Gitler
Production Team
Victoria Simpson
Emma Cott
Minette Siegel
Monica Lam
Katie Winters
Ashley Wren
Aaron Saffa
Location Managers
Marina Leonova, St. Petersburg
Malica Benjemia, Paris
Additional Crew
Barry Harris, Director
Michel Benjamin, Camera
Roddy Blelloch, Camera
Jerry Slick, Camera
Fred Runner, Sound
Andy Wiskes, Sound
Steve Condiotti, Gaffer
Andy Neddermeyer, Video Tech
Jenny-King Turko, Make-up
Production Manager
Cheryl King
Graphic Design
Susan Roderick Michael Endlich Ed Rudolph
Online Editor
Jesse Spencer
Post Production Audio
Mark Escott
Robert Berke


Gary Halvorson
Michael Bronson
Coordinating Producer
Elaine Warner
Associate Producer
Kate Gaitley
Gary Bradley
Audio Producer
Jack Vad
Score Reader
Mary Chun

The Rite of Spring courtesy of Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.


Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Jean Cocteau Estate
Bridgeman Art Library
Archives Charmet
Bibliotheque des Arts Decoratifs, Paris
Roger-Viollet, Paris
Budget Films Stock Footage, Inc.
E.O. Hopp‚
Gianni Dagli Orti
The Granger Collection
The Image Works
Mary Evans Picture Library
Lebrecht Music & Arts

The Rite of Spring performance footage courtesy of The Joffrey Ballet, Gerald Arpino, Co-Founder and Artistic Director
Choreography after Vaslav Nijinsky, reconstructed and staged by Millicent Hodson
Decor and costumes after Nicholas Roerich, reconstructed and supervised by Kenneth Archer

Marcia Gipstein
New York Public Library
Jerome Robbins Dance Division, NYPL for Performing Arts
Astor, Lenox & Tilden Foundations
Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York
Rimsky-Korsakov Museum, St. Petersburg


Joshua Robison
Stephen Walsh
Deanna Hull
Dianne Nicolini
San Francisco Symphony Stage Crew IATSE, Local 16
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center
Shuvalovka Russian Village
St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music
Théâtre des Champs Elysées
American Conservatory at Fontainebleau
Hotel Montaigne, Paris

And to

The James Irvine Foundation
lead funding provided by
Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
with generous support from Nan Tucker McEvoy, The James Irvine Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Marcia and John Goldman, Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, William and Gretchen Kimball Fund, Lisa and John Pritzker, Mrs. Alfred S. Wilsey, Koret Foundation Fund, Lynn and Tom Kiley, Anita and Ronald Wornick, Roselyne Chroman Swig, Margaret Liu Collins & Edward B. Collins, the Acacia Foundation, Matt Cohler, The Bernard Osher Foundation, Betty and Jack Schafer, Felipe R. Santiago and Barry T. Joseph, Mary C. Falvey, Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey P. Hays, Mark Heising and Liz Simons, David and Janyce Hoyt, Laurence and Michèle Corash, Helen Berggruen, and others.