Gallery

Step into a world of wonder glimpsed through the artist’s lens. This enchanting gallery invites you to explore the captivating artwork, colorful costumes, and spellbinding ballet scenes that bring our imaginative stories to life.

Wilor at the ballet barre at the Andahazy Ballet and Choreographic School, St. Louis Park studio, 1967.

Wilor’s years with the Andahazy Ballet Borealis Company, Anna Adrianova and Lorant Andahazy, 

Wilor performing the role of Myrtha in “Giselle” (Branitski Russian American Ballet, Mpls., MN, circa. early 1980s,

Wilor as Kitri in “Don Quixote” (Branitski Russian  American Ballet, Mpls., MN, circa. early 1980s,

Wilor as Kitri in “Don Quixote” (Branitski Russian American Ballet, Mpls., MN, circa. early 1980s,

The Andahazy Ballet Borealis performs “Swan Lake”, Northrup Auditorium, Mpls., MN. (Wilor is in the  inner circle of the corps de ballet on the left in the photo.)  Marius Andahazy, son of the directors, is center stage in the role of Prince Siegfried.

The Andahazy Ballet Company’s performance of “Les Sylphides

The Andahazy Ballet Company’s performance of “Los Seises”, a religious ballet by Anna and Lorant Andahazy was performed in churches around the country throughout the season of Lent. (Wilor is in the foreground at the right.)

The Andahazy Ballet Company’s performance of “Scheherazade” on tour in Portugal, 1971

Margot Fonteyn meets some of the ‘crew’ after her rehearsal at the St. Louis Park Studio of the Andahazy Ballet Company.  (From left to right:  Bill Lochen, Celeste Anderson, Wilor Bluege, Margot Fonteyn, Linda Finholt, and Lorant Andahazy.)

Children’s Theater, Mpls., MN.  Photos by Letti Mindrum, circa. Mid-to-late 1970s,

Children’s Theater, Mpls., MN.  Photos by Letti Mindrum, circa. Mid-to-late 1970s,

Tsigany” (Wilor in her character dance, “Gypsy”); Children’s Theater, Mpls., MN, circa. Mid-to-late 1970s,

Wilor performing in “The Classroom” (Branitski American Russian Ballet, Mpls. MN, the early 1980s.)

Wilor with Lirena  Branitski, former principal ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Russia, early 2000s at St. Paul City Ballet, 1998.

Barb Christian and Wilor with Gabriella Komleva, former principal ballerina with the Kirov Ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia, at St. Paul City Ballet, 2000.

Teaching character dance at St. Paul City Ballet.

Teaching beginning ballet at Twin City Tantsy, Mpls. (2009-2014).

Wilor at work as a secretary for Mr. and Mrs. Andahazy at their St. Louis Park Studio

Wilor costume for her first performance ever in a ballet company. (“The Miraculous Stag”, 1967).

Montage of photos taken at different places:  at Children’s Theater, Mpls, at the Andahazy Ballet, MN, for the Branitski American Russian Ballet, and as an independent choreographer, circa. Mid-to-late 1970s,

Wilor in her ‘Weed Wrangling’ attire

The Weed Wrangler at work in a client’s garden.