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Peggy Sager interviewed by Michelle Potter [sound recording]
Bib ID 2035598
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Sager, Peggy, 1924-2002, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1994 
4 sound tape reels (ca. 187 min.) : analog, mono. ; 3 x 10 in. + 1 x 7 in. 
Summary

Sager, a dancer and teacher, speaks of her family background, recollects her early stage experiences and early technical classes, her life during the Depression, her early teachers, how she moved from New Zealand to Australia, how she took classes with Helene Kirsova, surviving as a dancer in Sydney in the 1940's, Kirsova's working methods, Anna Pavlova in New Zealand in the 1920s, joining the Borovansky Ballet, early Borovansky dancers and repertoire, the differences between the Kirsova and Borovansky companies, and Borovansky's productions such as Terra Australis and Petrouchka.

Notes

Preservation, working duplicate and user cassette copies made.

Recorded on Nov. 10-11th, 1994 in Canberra.

Also available online via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.oh-vn2035598

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (11 p.) and corrected transcript available (typescript, 71 leaves) 
Subjects Sager, Peggy, - 1924-2002 - Interviews.  |  Kirsova, Helene.  |  Borovansky Ballet.  |  Ballet dancers - Australia - Interviews.
Occupation Ballet dancers.
Other authors/contributors Potter, Michelle, 1944-, Interviewer

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