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Papers of Charles Boyd, 1926-2002 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1094773
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Boyd, Charles, 1917-2002
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1926-2002 
0.56 m. (4 boxes) + 2 folio items. 
Summary

The collection primarily relates to Boyd's dancing career, particularly his involvement with ballet companies Ballet Rambert and Borovansky Ballet. Items include family letters and personal correspondence; programs, press cuttings and books relating to Ballet Rambert, Borovansky Ballet and other events and performances; photographs; autobiographical material; obituaries and tributes to Boyd, Dame Marie Rambert, Paula Hinton and Walter Gore.

Biography/History

A Sydney born ballet dancer, Charles Boyd spent time with Ballet Rambert, both in London and Australia intermittently between 1938 and 1949. After Rambert, Boyd joined the cast of the musical Oklahoma!, and then joined the Borovansky Ballet for the 1951 season. Boyd was well known for his performances in Rambert's production of Lady into Fox, and Borovansky's productions of Petrouchka and La Boutique Fantasque.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9732

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (16 p.) 
Subjects Boyd, Charles, - 1917-2002 - Archives.  |  Ballet dancers - Australia - Archives.
Time Coverage 1926, 2002 
Occupation Ballet dancers

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