1925

Goes to Monte Carlo, where Ballets Russes is based. ― Assigned by Diaghilev to choreograph ballets for productions of Opéra de Monte-Carlo [38-42, 44-47, 49], which employs dancers from Ballets Russes between touring seasons. ― For Opéra, choreographs world premiere of L'Enfant et les Sortilèges (Ravel) [48]. ― As first assignment for Ballets Russes, revises Léonide Massine's choreography of Le Chant du Rossignol (Stravinsky) [52], given premiere in Paris. ― For London engagement choreographs Barabau (Rieti) [53], his first original ballet for Diaghilev. ― While creating new works, rehearses Ballets Russes repertory and dances with company, which performs in Barcelona, London, Paris, Antwerp, and Berlin.

1926

Choreographs for Opéra de Monte-Carlo [54-60] and for Diaghilev creates La Pastorale (Auric) [62] and Jack in the Box (Satie) [63]. ― Goes to Rome to work with Lord Berners on The Triumph of Neptune [64] which has its premiere in London. ― Revises divertissement from The Sleeping Beauty (Tchaikovsky) [65] among many changes he makes to repertory pieces of Ballets Russes as maître de ballet. ― Company presents seasons in Paris and London and tours to Berlin, Ostend, and Le Touquet.

1927

Provides choreography for productions of Opéra de Monte-Carlo [66-71] and for Ballets Russes choreographs La Chatte (Sauguet) [72]. ― For Nikita Balieff's traveling Russian cabaret, Le Chauve-Souris, choreographs Grotesque Espagnol (Albéniz) and Sarcasm (Prokofiev) [73,74], his first works to be seen in America. ― Ballets Russes gives seasons in Paris and London, and tours in France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Spain.

1928

Creates dances for Opéra de Monte-Carlo productions [76-82]. ― For South American tour of Anna Pavlova's company, choreographs Aleko (Rachmaninoff) and Polka Grotesque (music unknown) [83]. ― For Ballets Russes, creates Apollon Musagète [84], his first original ballet to Stravinsky's music, which receives premiere in Paris. ―Creates more numbers for Balieff's Chauve-Souris [85.1-85.3] ― First performance of The Gods Go A-Begging (Handel) [85] given in London. ― Ballets Russes gives seasons in Paris and London, tours Great Britain, and performs in Antwerp, Liège, Brussels, Lausanne, and Ostend.

1929

Sets ballets for Opéra de Monte-Carlo [86-90, 92] and for Diaghilev choreographs Le Bal (Rieti) [93]. ― Ballets Russes performs in Berlin, Cologne, and London. ― For Ballets Russes premiere in Paris, creates Le Fils Prodigue (Prokofiev), Diaghilev's last new work. ― Performs with Ballets Russes in Ostend and Vichy. ― Choreographs dance sequence to music by Moussorgsky for Dark Red Roses [97], one of the first feature-length talking movies made in England. ― Diaghilev dies in Venice August 19, and his Ballets Russes ceases to exist. ― For small group formed by Dolin in London, Balanchine choreographs Pas de Deux (da Costa) [95]. ― In Paris, at invitation of Jacques Rouché, director of Paris Opéra, conceives and begins to choreograph ballet to Les Créatures de Prométhée (Beethoven) [96] which, due to illness, is completed by Serge Lifar.