Tag Archives: Olga Preobrajenska

Anna Volkova Barnes 1917-2013

Anna Volkova in Les sylphides, Ballets Russes, ca. 1930s, photo © Maurice Seymour, National Library of Australia

She liked to say she led two lives – the first as a ballerina who danced on stages from Paris

Beth Dean and Moscelyne Jasinsky: Parallel lives devoted to dance

Beth Dean as the Initiate, Corroboree, 1954, courtesy Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, PXA 739/1867

The deaths of two dancers, one in Sydney, New South Wales, the other in Tulsa, Oklahoma, are reminders of the

Alison’s moment in Dupain’s spotlight

Alison Lee, photograph Max Dupain, ca 1940

Within the vast collection of Max Dupain’s dance photographs at the State Library of New South Wales is a sub

Olga Preobrajenska

Olga Preobrajenska

An amazing film of Preobrajenska, former prima ballerina of the Mariinsky, filmed in Paris in 1959, three years before her