1930

In Paris, creates Aubade (Poulenc) [98] for company formed by Vera Nemtchinova. — In London, choreographs several numbers (to music by Berners, Sauguet, and others) for Charles B. Cochran’s 1930 Revue [99]. — In Copenhagen, as guest ballet master of Royal Danish Ballet for five months, stages and rechoreographs six ballets by Fokine and Massine [101-106] and presents two all-Balanchine programs.

1931

Returning to London, gathers small company sometimes billed as '16 Delightful Balanchine Girls 16' to perform numbers he creates for Sir Oswald Stoll's Variety Shows [107], to music by Liszt, Glinka, Mendelssohn, Rimsky-Korsakov, and others. At same time, stages dances for Charles B.Cochran's 1931 Revue [108]. ― In Paris makes ballets for production of Offenbach's comic opera Orphée aux Enfers [109] with group of dancers called Les Ballets Russes de Georges Balanchine. René Blum invites Balanchine to become ballet master of a new company to be based in Monte Carlo.

1932

While organizing and rehearsing first season of Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo, choreographs ballets for eighteen opera productions of the Opéra de Monte-Carlo [111-128]. ― For the new company creates four ballets, Cotillon (Chabrier), La Concurrence (Auric), Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (Richard Strauss), and Suite de Danses (Glinka) [129-132]. ― Disagreements over policy with Blum's partner, Colonel Vasily de Basîl, lead to his departure from company.

1933

In Paris, forms Les Ballets 1933 with Boris Kochno. ― For brief seasons in Paris and London, creates completely new repertory of six works [134-139]; four are to be included in repertories of his future companies: Mozartiana (his first major work to Tchaikovsky), Les Songes (Milhaud), Les Sept Péchés Capitaux (The Seven Deadly Sins, Weill/Brecht), and L'Errante (Schubert). ― The others are Fastes (Sauguet) and Les Valses de Beethoven. ― Les Ballets 1933 disbands. ― Lincoln Kirstein meets Balanchine in London and invites him to the United States to establish a ballet school and company. ― He accepts, canceling second engagement with Royal Danish Ballet. ― On October 17, Balanchine arrives in New York with Dimitriev.