This amazing figure was almost impossibly lit by the ballet's very contrasty lighting.

This is a technically bad photo, not quite sharp and very grainy. But the figure is more evenly lit than on other photos and shows the amazing impression it made during the performance. So I included it.

Photo from "Ariadne" Suzanne Hammons as the Queen Pasiphae about to give birth to the Minotaur. Below her is Bonnie Mathis as a palace servant. Costume Designer Theonie Aldredge based Pasiphae's costume on the famous "Snake Goddess" sculpture from the Minoan period.

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