Tag Archives: John Gilpin

Tracing the path of the mystery man of the Ballets Russes in Australia

Anton Dolin, Irina Baronova, Otis Pearce, Australia, 1938/39, photographer unknown

His first name was Otis. His second name was Pearce, or maybe Pierce, as his name was often spelt. He

Dancing with the Planets

Antony Tudor as Neptune, 1934, photo, Angus McBean, © Harvard Theatre Collection

In Alexei Ratmansky’s new Cinderella for the Australian Ballet, the heroine is taken to the ball by a rotation of

The Blue Bird and the Princess of Monaco

Belinda Wright and John Gilpin

Ballet and the ruling Grimaldi family of Monaco have danced cheek to cheek for a century. But the death last