Tag Archives: Beth Dean

The links to dance’s past

One of the best things about writing dancelines has been the new connections to people who knew the dancers and

Beth Dean: a dancer many steps ahead of her time

It may have been the oddest introduction of the royal tour of 1954. ”Your Majesty,” said the general manager of

Beth Dean and Moscelyne Jasinsky: Parallel lives devoted to dance

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

An infinite array of storms, swans and stars

In 1996, the last year of her artistic directorship of the Australian Ballet, Maina Gielgud programmed a triple bill of

The dancing Queen and the Abominable No Man

Don’t dance all night with me Till the stars fade from above. They’ll see it’s alright with me People will