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Papers of Ross Stretton, 1962-2002 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3304382
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Stretton, Ross, 1952-2005
 
Access Conditions Series 9.1 (Boxes 17-18) closed until 2040. Series 10.1-10.3 (Boxes9-10) are restricted (written permission of copyright executors required). Remainder of collection available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1962-2002 
4.4 m. (18 boxes, 2 folio boxes, 12 oversize items) 
Summary

Ross Stretton joined the Australian Ballet in 1971 and for nearly 20 years was a principal dancer with the Australian Ballet, Northern Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre. On his retirement as a dancer in 1990 he worked with the ABT as assistant, regisseur and assistant director, with the Australian Ballet as Artistic Director (1997-2000) and as Artistic Director of the Royal Ballet from 2001-2002. His papers comprise correspondence, photographs, articles, programs, video tapes and other papers documenting Stretton's career both as dancer and dance administrator in Australia, the United States and England between 1974 and 2002. There are also photographs and articles relating to his early years as a competitive tap dancer and his early ballet training and awards.

Biography/History

Dancer and Artistic Director of Australian Ballet and Royal Ballet.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9894

Subjects Stretton, Ross, 1952-2005 -- Archives.  |  Australian Ballet.  |  Royal Ballet (Great Britain)  |  Ballet dancers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Arts administrators -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Choreographers -- Australia -- Archives.
Occupation Ballet dancers.  |  Choreographers.  |  Ballet administrators.

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