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[Ballets Russes [microform] : their Australian tours, 1938-1940 : scrapbooks held at the National Library of Australia]
Bib ID 477746
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Description [1938-1945] 
2 v. : ill. (some col.), ports (some col.) ; 25-27 x 31-38 cm. 
Full contents
  • v.1. [1938-1940 (large v.) ]
  • v.2. [1938-1945 (small v.) ]
 
Notes

Newspaper clippings, magazine excerpts of two tours to Australia particularly the second and third tours by the Ballets Russes under the names of the Covent Garden Russian Ballet and Col. W. de Basil's Covent Garden Ballet (or Original Ballet Russe) from 1938/39 and 1939/40 respectively brought here by J.C. Williamson. Additional information on the various Australian ballet companies which descended from them particularly the Borovansky Australian Ballet Company and the Kirsova Ballet Company. Names of some rising Australian dancers such as Roy Currie, Phyllida Cooper (known as Lydia Couprina), Joy Parson, Laurel Martyn, Dorothy Stevenson, Edna Brusse, Michael Wilson, Connie Lun and Rachel Cameron included.

Related Material Associated materials covering theatre programmes are held in the PROMPT Collection under Ballets Russes : their Australasian tours, 1936-1940 
Reproduction Microfilm reel. Balgowlah, N.S.W. : W. & F. Pascoe Pty Ltd for National Library of Australia : Available from National Library of Australia, 2000. 1 reel ; 35 mm. 
Subjects Original Ballet Russe.  |  Covent Garden Russian Ballet.  |  Ballet dancers -- Portraits.  |  Ballet -- Australia -- History.  |  Ballet companies -- Australia -- History.  |  Ballets Russes in Australia.
Other authors/contributors National Library of Australia  |  J.C. Williamson (Firm)
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Ballets Russes in Australia, 1938-1940

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