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Saul Bolasni Biography ((?)-)
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Mr. Bolasni was a dancer and performed with the Valerie Bettis Dance Company,most notably, in Up in Central Park in 1945. He has also performed inItaly, in 1949 and in the Compagnia Salvini Festival of Antique Classics. His portrait of Lotte Lenya as Pirate Jenny from The Threepenny Opera ison permanent display at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.
- costume designer
- Commercial Artist: Town and Country, Mademoiselle, Ladies' Home Journal, New Yorker; advertising art work for Columbia Records, Ponds, Hattie Carnegie, Vanguard Press, Lentheric, Moore-McCormack Lones, Kayser Hosiery, Stendahl Cosmetics, Lippincott Press, Rosemarie De Paris, Galey & Lord;portrait artist.
Costume Design, Theatre
Courtin' Time, National, NY, 1951; The Rainmaker, Cort,NY, 1954; The Threepenny Opera, Theatre de Lys, NY, 1954; The Duchess of Malfi, Phoenix, NY, 1957; A Minor Adjustment, Brooks Atkinson, NY, 1967; Of Love Remembered, ANTA, NY, 1967.
Costume Design, Ballet
Nimbus Rodeo, Pas de Deux Tropicale, American Ballet Theatre; soloand group concert pieces, Valerie Bettis Dance Company; Italian Concerto,Les Preludes, American Negro Theatre of Dance; The Silent Screen,Mata & Hari's; Streetcar Named Desire, Franklin-Shavenska Company; Les Ballets Ho, A.B.C. Theatre; Tamaris-Nagrin Company; NationalBallet Company; Street-car Named Desire, Dance Theatre of Harlem (3rdrevival), 1981.
Costume Design, Television
Hallmark Hall of Fame, 1951-52; Chesterfield Suspense Dramas, 1952; Salute to Baseball, 1956; The Martha Raye Show, 1956;La Boheme, 1956; Omnibus, 1956-61; Crescendo, 1957; The Polly Bergen Show, 1957-58; Leonard Bernstein's Christmas Special, 1959 and all of Mr. Bernstein's Philharmonic broadcasts 1959-62;Dow Mystery Series, 1960; Bell Telephone Hour, 1960-61; Thanksgiving Specials, 1961, 1963; The Nurses, 1963; Love of Life, 1966-70; Another World, 1973; All My Children, 1976-80; The Doctors, 1980-82; Ryan's Hope, 1983-present.
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