Tag Archives: Tatiana Riabouchinska

When the baby ballerinas took a detour to the silver screen

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How many ballet dancers these days become actors? There are some, of course, including Baryshnikov, but I think the peak

David Lichine’s Australian years with and without Borovansky

David Lichine, published in Woman's Day and Home, 26 September, 1955, photographer unknown

The audience at Sydney’s Theatre Royal was thrilled to see the glamorous Ballets Russes’ star for the first time. The

Cinderella: a tale best told at a time of war

Tatiana Riabouchinska, Cendrillon, photo © Gordon Anthony

Cinderella’s story can take place in any country and at any time, but in ballet terms, the tale will always

How a crumbling roof in Dorset brought a Ballets Russes’ gallery to Australia

Tamara Toumanova 1934

I first saw these Ballets Russes’ drawings at Martyn Cook’s antique showroom in Queen Street, Woollahra in 2009. They’ve intrigued

A balletomane’s moment in the spotlight

Nanette Kuehn

The winter 2011 edition of the State Library of New South Wales magazine, SL, includes an article I’ve written on

Tatiana Riabouchinska

Robert Woodley, a librarian who works in the pictures section at the Mitchell Library in Sydney was the first to