Ballet News | New Year Honours List 2011

December 31, 2011

Ballet News

Ballet News | New Year Honours List 2011

This year’s recepients of an Honour in the dance world are :

Knighthood medalCBE

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


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