Tag Archives: Anton Dolin

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

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

Frederic Franklin, the Peter Pan of dance

Six weeks before the start of World War I, Fred Franklin, a caterer, and his wife, Mabel, gave birth to

Anton Dolin: “Dance this for me, ladies and gentleman”

It’s not so much Anton Dolin in his dapper white trousers and pumps that intrigues, as the faces of the

A balletomane’s moment in the spotlight

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

The Blue Bird and the Princess of Monaco

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