Tag Archives: Helene Kirsova

Together they stand: the trend for co-productions in the ballet world

We’re fast approaching the time when dance companies release their 2018 repertoire. The Queensland Ballet will reveal its season on

Madame Larose in her underground treasure cave

As a postscript to the mystery man of Colonel de Basil’s Ballets Russes, Otis Pearce, this is the much briefer

The Ballets Russes in New Zealand: a happy holiday if you travelled in a Riley sportscar

On an arduous three-month tour of New Zealand by Col. de Basil’s Monte Carlo Russian Ballet in early 1937, the

Brigitte Kelly and Strelsa Heckelman: lives dedicated to dance

Two dancers whose with close connections to Col de Basil’s Ballets Russes’ tours to Australia have died – Brigitte Kelly,

Valentin Zeglovsky: on stage, backstage and at the studio of Max Dupain

Max Dupain photographed many dancers in his Sydney studio, not only those who toured to Australia with the Ballets Russes’

Dancers and dogs all at sea

Trawling through digitised Australian newspapers from the 1930s, I came across an article about the various souvenirs bought by or

Madeleine Parker – sighs and whispers

Madeleine Parker was 25 when she danced for the last time of her life. She made her final appearance in