Tag Archives: Ray Powell

Peggy van Praagh’s portrait with help from Noel Pelly

For years I’ve wondered who painted the portrait of Peggy van Praagh that’s hung in the main studio of the

Vale Desmond Heeley, the man who, in his own words, made “dross into gold”

Desmond Heeley, the English stage designer who worked with Ballet Rambert, the Marquis de Cuevas Ballet, John Cranko, Kenneth MacMillan,

The first decade: snapshots from the early years of the Australian Ballet

Noel Smith strode into the pit, picked up his baton, and gave the downbeat for the overture. The chatter, the