In 1914 Bronislava (Bronia) Nijinska began her own career as a choreographer. There is no film footage of the modern ballets she choreographed in Kiev, but some images exist.
1919: Vadim Meller painted Bronia Nijinska dancing in Mephisto Waltz.
Les Noces, choreographed by Bronislava Nijinska to Igor Stravinsky’s music premiered in June, 1923, in Paris. This recreation is danced by the Mariinsky Ballet.
1924: Les Biches
Les Biches or a House Party is a ballet of social satire. Its main role, the Hostess, was played by Nijinska herself.
1924: Le Train Bleu
Le Train Bleu refers to the train’s destination: a fashionable resort in the South of France. The costumes for Le Train Bleu were designed by Coco Chanel.
1928: Nijinska’s choreography of Ravel’s Boléro, which she created for Ida Rubinstein’s company.
1935: A Midsummer Night’s Dream choreography from a film directed by Max Reinhardt.