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[Pickford, Errol (dancer) : programs and related material collected by the National Library of Australia]
Bib ID 3538814
Format BookBook
Description folders of programs and miscellaneous pieces. 
Series

Australian performing arts programs and ephemera (PROMPT) collection

Summary

Material in the Australian performing arts programs and ephemera (PROMPT) collection consists of programs and related items for Australian performing arts organisations, Australian artists performing overseas, professional productions performed in Australia (including those featuring overseas performers) and overseas performances of Australian plays, music, etc.

Biography/History

Errol Pickford (1966-2018) was an Australian ballet dancer and renowned dance teacher. He was born John Pickford, in Perth, Australia in 1966. He trained as a gymnast before moving to the UK and practicing ballet at the Hammond School and The Royal Ballet School. In 1982 he joined The Royal Ballet, and by 1989 had become a soloist. By 1991 he was chosen as principle dancer. He left The Royal Ballet in 1997 and became a Principal dancer with Western Australian Ballet. After retiring from dance performance, he passed his RAD Professional Dancers' Teaching Diploma with distinction, teaching at many London institutions including the London Studio Centre, the Arts Educational School in Tring and Bird College, and, since 2008, Elmhurst Ballet School where he was Senior Ballet Teacher and Head of Graduate Placement and International Links. [Information from the Royal Opera House website - https://www.roh.org.uk - 2018.]

Related Material Further programs featuring Pickford are located within the seperate PROMPT files for the companies he has worked with, such as The Royal Ballet. 
Subjects Pickford, Errol -- Miscellanea.  |  Ballet dancers -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Dancers -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Dance teachers -- Australia -- Miscellanea.  |  Theater programs -- Australia.  |  Performing arts -- Australia.  |  Printed ephemera -- Australia.  |  Australian
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