Tag Archives: Ballet Rambert

Robert Helpmann 1958: From the nude with violin to the lunch with Nugget Coombs

No one excelled Robert Helpmann as a multi tasker. Dancer, choreographer, actor, singer, director and publicist, Helpmann was at the

When the baby ballerinas took a detour to the silver screen

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

“Thank you, dear Lucia”: American Ballet Theatre celebrates 75 years

Two years before the Japanese bombed the American fleet in Pearl Harbor in December 1941 President Franklin Roosevelt began to

Sally Gilmour: the fey and foxy lady of the Ballet Rambert

Just as every male ballet dancer was upstaged by Rudolf Nureyev in the 1960s, so did female dancers suffer from

Dancing with the Planets

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

A treasure trove of ballet signatures from the ’40s

My recent post about the artist, Phyllis McLachlan, led me to the website of Douglas Stewart Fine Books in Melbourne