Tag Archives: Jane Pritchard

Ballet News Reviews | Anna Pavlova, Twentieth Century Ballerina

July 15, 2012

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Ballet Books | Anna Pavlova | Twentieth Century Ballerina Beautifully put together, the covetable coffee-table book Anna Pavlova, Twentieth Century Ballerina is a treasure. “It was Anna Pavlova, and no one else, who opened the world to ballet.” Written by Jane Pritchard (Curator of dance at the V&A) with Caroline Hamilton (dance and costume historian) and […]

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Anna Pavlova: Twentieth-Century Ballerina

May 25, 2012

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Anna Pavlova: Twentieth-Century Ballerina  By Jane Pritchard with Caroline Hamilton A new book published as part of the Pavlova 2012 centenary celebrations 2012 marks the centenary of Anna Pavlova becoming a London resident and making Ivy House her London home (now the London Jewish Cultural Centre). The house, in Hampstead, remained her home until her […]

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The Royal Ballet School celebrates its founder on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011

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Freed shoes logo and two other ballet companies

Today is International Women’s Day, and I’d like to highlight the day with some information about an up-coming conference hosted by The Royal Ballet School to mark the 10th Anniversary of the death of the Founder of The Royal Ballet School and Companies – the one and only Dame Ninette de Valois OM, CH, DBE (1898-2001). Entitled […]

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