Ballet News | New Year Honours List 2011
This year’s recepients of an Honour in the dance world are :
Prof Joan White, formerly director of the academy and Dean of the Faculty of Educ, Royal Academy of Dance, for serv to dance.
Julia Farron, ballet dancer and teacher, for serv to ballet
Karen Gallagher, artistic director, Merseyside Dance Initiative, for serv to dance
Barbara Benson-Smith for serv to dance and to charity in Whitby, N Yorks
Mary Rose Watt, for serv to Highland Dance Teaching in Ross-shire