Tag Archives: John Field

David Wall, the first Lescaut and Rudolf

Lynn Seymour and David Wall in Mayerling, Royal Ballet, 1978, photo © Leslie E. Spatt

David Wall, one of the Royal Ballet’s most acclaimed principal dancers, has died at the age of 67. Born in

The Royal Ballet tour of Australia, 1958: the launch of a photographer’s career and the debut of a swan

Lynn Seymour, Royal Ballet, 1958, photo Norm Danvers, courtesy State Library of NSW, Mitchell Library, Australian Photographic Agency - 05948

Today, when a ballet company goes on an international tour, the dancers are lucky to spend a couple of weeks

The keepers of the flame

Les Sylphides, Daryl Lindsay

Summing up a year’s research at the Mitchell Library in Sydney, I spoke last week about my discoveries as the