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Dance Collection Danse Archives maintains its collection in portfolios. These carry the name of the donor. We are currently building a catalogue for each portfolio using the Canadian Integrated Dance Database.

If you require more information or would like to book an appointment to visit the archives, please contact Amy Bowring, Director of Research, at , 416-365-3233, 1-800-665-5320 (toll free in Canada only).

Several collections are stored in the DCD Electronic Archives.

The following inventory provides a brief overview of some of the individual portfolios in the Collection.

As well, the Archives contains thousands of items including photographs, periodicals, house programs, news clippings, books, theatrical props, drawings, paintings, films, videotapes, artifacts and memorabilia related to Canadian theatrical dance and approximately 700 hours of oral histories.

In most cases, copies of paper documents, photographs and oral histories can be obtained by users. There are nominal charges for these services. (Scroll through the page at your leisure or use the following alphabetical links to skip down to the section that contains the name you are searching for.) PC indicates photocopied items, O indicates originals and E indicates electronic archives.

 

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Pankhurst, Norma (Brown) (VF)
Teacher; choreographer; studied with Boris Volkoff and Gweneth Lloyd in Toronto
Biographical notes; school brochure; regarding Savoyards Operetta Company founded in Toronto 1919: Canadian Music Encyclopedia article (PC); house programs for Savoyards productions at the Royal Alexandra Theatre c. 1922 (PC); caricatures of characters from production of Iolanthe December 4, 1922 (PC)

Palmer, Sylvia (VF; RR)
Born: Vancouver, British Columbia
Dancer; teacher
Scrapbooks regarding Vancouver Ballet Society, Kay Armstrong 1950s, 1960s (E); newspaper clippings 1970s (O); National Ballet of Canada newsletters; newspaper caricature of Karen Kain and Frank Augustyn

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 41

Pape, James (Brother Luke) (VF; AR)
Born: February 1, 1910, Toronto, Ontario; Died: July 26, 2003, Pine City, New York
Dancer; designer; painter; dancer with Boris Volkoff; travelled with company to 1936 Berlin Olympics; later designed costumes for Volkoff Canadian Ballet
Newspaper clippings c. 1932, 1949 and 1990s (PC); personal correspondence including stories about Boris Volkoff and Volkoff Canadian Ballet; oral history; journal articles; postcards; photographs (PC); group photographs from Berlin Olympics (O); house programs; magazine clippings; obituaries for Lincoln Kirstein, Galina Ulanova; costume designs

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 16, 19

Patnaik, Ellora (VF)
Born: September 5, 1968, Toronto, Ontario
Dancer; actor; teacher; choreographer; studied Odissi dance with her mother, Chitralekha Patnaik; executive director of Chitralekha Dance Academy
Photograph c. 2004

Pavlova, Anna (VF)
Born: January 31, 1881, St. Petersburg, Russia; Died: January 23, 1931, The Hague, Netherlands
Photographs c. 1910, 1916; newspaper clippings c. 1912, 1913 (PC); magazine articles c. 1909, 1912, 1913 (PC); writing by Pavlova for The Herald (unknown city)
See also Pete Beatty, Flea Market Collection

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Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Hector Charlesworth and E.R. Parkhurst: Looking at Dance in Early Twentieth-Century Toronto” by Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt

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Issues 30, 45, 58, 59

Pavlova: A Tribute to the Legendary Ballerina (VF)
CBC production directed by Pierre A. Morin featuring Amanda McKerrow as Pavlova, Frank Augustyn, Leslie Caron, Ron Reagan, Ann Marie De Angelo, Valentina Kozlova, Patrick Bissel, Jolinda Menendez, Marianna Tcherkassky and Hilary Cartwright (1982)
Donated by Marion Lewis
Production stills

Pelt, Joost (VF)
Dancer; choreographer; producer; co-founder of Black Tulip Inc.
Souvenir program for Gala des étoiles 1992; magazines: Maandblad Over Theaterdans 1988 (article on Edouard Lock in Dutch), Dance Australia 1992 (listings of companies in Canada)

Pepper, Kaija (VF)
Dance writer; researcher; editor
Sketches by artist Stuart McKay (PC); house program for BC School of Dancing 1946

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Estivale 2000: Canadian Dancing Bodies Then and Now/Les corps dansants d’hier à aujourd’hui au Canada: “Dance in Vancouver: Varied, Vigorous and Interactive” by Kaija Pepper
Theatrical Dance in Vancouver, 1880’s-1920’s by Kaija Pepper
The Dance Teacher: A Biography of Kay Armstrong by Kaija Pepper
The Man Next Door Dances: The Art of Peter Bingham by Kaija Pepper

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Issues 37, 41, 46, 50, 52, 55, 56, 57, 59, 61, 64, 65, 66 (articles by Kaija Pepper)

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ENCORE! ENCORE! Exhibition: “Theatrical Dance in Vancouver, 1880s-1920s” curated by Kaija Pepper

Pereima, Alex (AR)
Born: 1922, Montreal, Quebec; Died: March 18, 2009, Ottawa, Ontario
Dancer; performed with Les Ballets Québec; studied with Gérald Crévier
Newspaper clippings regarding Les Grands Ballets Canadiens and Fernand Nault 1970s-1990s including 1970s production of Tommy; tech sheets for Tommy tour; photographs regarding dancers of Les Ballets-Québec, Montreal Ballet, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens 1950s, 1960s; house programs for 4th & 5th Canadian Ballet Festivals 1952 & 1953 (PC), Ballet Montreal (Junior Ballet) (PC) 1953, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens 1966 (O) & 1970 (PC), Stellar Evening in Aid of American Child Amputees 1989 (O), Royal Ballet 1988; handbill for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens’s Carmina Burana 1966; memorabilia from Expo ’67 including ticket receipts, list of performances to attend, full listings from Montreal Gazette (O); inventory for Montreal Dance 1941-1971 donated by Pereima to Toronto Public Library’s Performing Arts Collection; unpublished biographies of Montreal dancers 1950s including Pereima, Josephine Broglie, Jack Delisle, Marc Beaudet, Elenor Moore Ashton, Marjorie Easton and James Roy Ronaldson; passports and soldier’s service and pay book (Canadian Army) belonging to James Ronaldson; RAD Gazette 1950 (PC); correspondence with choreographer Fernand Nault and conductor Saul Honigman; legal documents regarding the estate of Howard Meadows; letters of praise and thanks regarding Les Grands Ballets Canadiens performances; letter to Ludmilla Chiriaeff commending Les Grands Ballets Canadiens written on behalf of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon; membership cards for Quebec Dance Teachers’ Association 1952, Royal Academy of Dance 1950, Quebec Ballet 1949, Canadian Ballet Festival Association 1950 (PC); class card for Elizabeth Leese Studio 1951; photographs of Les Ballets-Quebec and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens (1950s) dancers including Vincent Warren, Anton Dolin, Erica Jayne (O&PC), Fernand Nault with American Ballet Theatre (O), Marjorie Davis School of Graceful Dancing group portrait (O), Pereima, Gérald Crévier, Radio Canada Productions 1950s (O), Josephine Valli signed to Periema (O), Howard Meadows, Eleanor Moore Ashton and Iro Tembeck; letterhead for Les Ballets-Quebec (O); article regarding Ross House in Montreal where Françoise Sullivan once held rehearsals

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Issue 11

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Perreault, Jean-Pierre (AR)
Born: February 16, 1947, Montreal, Quebec; Died: December 4, 2002, Montreal, Quebec
Choreographer; artistic director; dancer; designer; teacher
Personal correspondence; boxes of postcards of paintings by JPP (1 opened; 2 sealed); brochures; flyers; press releases; house programs; ticket stubs; newspaper clippings (O&PC); press kit 1991; book Jean-Pierre Perreault, Choréographe; obituaries; Joe costume; VHS videotapes of Continental (1973), Monuments (1975), Calliope (1982), Rudolphe (1983), Joe (1983), Stella (1985), Highway ’86 (1986), Nuit (1986), Les Lieux-dits (1988), Piazza (1988), Orénoque (1990), Flyckt (1991), Iles (1991), Adieux (1993), La Vita (1993), Installation choréographique I: L’Instinct (1994), Les Années de Pélerinage (1995/96), Eironos (1996); publicity materials for each of the listed works; correspondence with Carol Anderson regarding Carol’s Notes for Comforts of Solitude (2001), a Perreault work commissioned for The National Ballet of Canada; business records; photographs (O&E)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Jean-Pierre Perreault” by Aline Gélinas
Jean-Pierre Perreault: Choreographer, edited by Aline Gélinas, translated by Lynn Carson

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 42, 44, 51, 55, 66

Phillips, Joan (VF)
Dancer; teacher
Magazine articles late 1950s & early 1960s regarding ballet; newspaper clippings regarding Lawrence and Miriam Adams and 15 Dance Lab

Piasecki, Margaret (VF)
Born: February 1927, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Died: May 2007, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Dancer and charter member of Winnipeg Ballet; founder of Royal Winnipeg Ballet Alumni Association; co-founder of Winnipeg Dance Preservation Initiative
Biographical notes; personal correspondence; newspaper clippings (O&PC); photographs; house programs; photographs of stage sets c. 1950s; costume sketches; Canadian Ballet Festival program 1952; National Ballet of Canada souvenir program 1952/53; obituaries for Julia Arkos and Beverly Calderwood; regarding Nicolai Legat (1869-1937; dancer; artist; teacher; students included Agrippina Vaganova, Vaslav Nijinsky and Mikhail Fokine): personal correspondence; photographs (O); artwork (PC); Legat Foundation posters; questionnaire; Legat Foundation newsletter; history; conference itinerary; greeting card with Legat illustration; musical scores by Sonia Serova with choreography notes c. 1927

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 64

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet Alumni Association

Potts, Lucy (VF)
Born: June 11, 1921, (Constantinople) Istanbul, Turkey
Teacher; taught French at National Ballet School of Canada; mother of National Ballet of Canada principal dancer Nadia Potts
Program from Fifth International Ballet Competition in Varna, Bulgaria 1970 (O); Fifth International Ballet Competition final information bulletin 1970; brochure for National Ballet School 1969 (O&PC); newspaper clippings of Lucy and Nadia Potts and NBS

Potts, Nadia (VF)
Born: June 14, 1948, London, England
Dancer; teacher; principal dancer with National Ballet of Canada; director of Dance Program at Ryerson University
Personal correspondence; partial manuscript for “A Collection of Exercises and Ideas for Ballet Training” by Nadia Potts and Florentina Lojekova

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Nadia Potts” by Penelope Reed Doob
Betty Oliphant: The Artistry of Teaching – A Series of Ballet Classes by Nadia Potts with illustrations by Rhonda Ryman

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issues 56, 63

Programs (CR)
Various house programs 1990s to present; souvenir programs for National Ballet of Canada, Royal Winnipeg Ballet
See also Flea Market Collection (which contains house programs from 1898 to 1985), partial finding aid available,

Purdy, Verity (stage name Anna Verity) (VF)
Dancer; teacher; member & choreographer of Canadian Army Shows 1941-1946; dancer with Radio City Ballet
House programs for an “Exhibition of Dancing” presented by the pupils of Miss Joyce Pumphrey 1928 (PC), Second Canadian Ballet Festival 1949, June Roper’s Stars of Tomorrow; excerpts of manuscript “From Ballet to Battledress” by Verity Sweeny Purdy; business and personal correspondence regarding Second Canadian Ballet Festival; list of newspaper headings regarding Canadian Army Show; newspaper clipping regarding Second Canadian Ballet Festival (PC), Lynn Seymour in Vancouver 1963 (O), Purdy’s book The Luckiest Girl in the World; obituary for June Roper November 23, 1991; minutes from fifth meeting of the Dance Teachers Committee for the Second Canadian Ballet Festival; photographs of Purdy, Canadian Army Show (PC); biographical notes; CV 1933-1989; books As Luck Would Have and The Luckiest Girl in the World by Purdy

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Issues 40, 45 (article by Verity Sweeny Purdy)

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Quan, Denise (VF)
Dancer in Vancouver 1940s & 1950s
Donated by Beverly Craig
Resume; personal correspondence

Ramzy, Yasmina (VF)
Dancer; choreographer; founder/owner Arabesque Dance Studios (1987)
Biography; flyers; school brochures; press releases; press kit; programs; photographs of Ramzy performing

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Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Learning Belly Dance in Toronto: Pyramids, Goddesses and Other Weird Stuff” by Kathleen Fraser

Ramsey, Vivian (AR)
Co-founder of Vancouver Ballet Society
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings and magazine articles regarding 1930s, 1940s, 1950s ballet and theatrical dancing in Canada, the United States and Europe (specifically of Canadian dancers who made their careers at home and abroad including June Roper, Ian Gibson, Rosemary Deveson, Pat Myers, Rosemary Sankey, Margaret Banks, Audree Thomas, Janet Baldwin, Verity Sweeny, Mollie Lee, Dorothy Wilson); various house programs including for the Jooss Ballet, 1936 (O), Massine’s Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo at The Strand Theatre, Vancouver 1939, 1941 (O), American Ballet Caravan at The Strand Theatre, Vancouver 1939(O); Theatre Under the Stars, Stanley Park 1943(O), Fokine’s Ballet Theatre, Vancouver 1943; Vancouver Women’s Musical Club membership card 1942


Rasky, Frank (Finding Aid: VF; AR)
Born: 1922; Died: February 20, 1993, Toronto, Ontario
Donated by Brenda Rasky
Journalist; writer/editor for Canadian Magazine, The Beaver, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Saturday Night, Maclean’s, Chatelaine; teacher at Ryerson University and University of Toronto
Extensive biographical research regarding Celia Franca including audio interviews with journalists, critics, dancers, choreographers; interview transcripts (O&PC); books; reviews; photographs; biographical notes for interview subjects; correspondence; newspaper clipping regarding Franca research; house programs; legal papers; manuscript drafts
Donor’s permission required

DCD MAGAZINE LINKS
Issue 34

Rea, Kathleen (VF: 195.2010-0-1)
Dancer; choreographer; teacher; founder of REAson d’être company, 2000
DVD of Long Live; resume

Redden, Marguerite (Eagles)
Born: January 11, 1911, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Died: 1985
Dancer; teacher; choreographer
Regarding work with Madame Hylda Dancers: photographs; negatives (PC); house programs

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Marguerite Redden” by Pat Richards

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Issues 6, 31 (regarding Hylda Davies)

Regina Modern Dance Works (VF)
Brochure; “Footnotes” 1978; Program 5th Anniversary; newsletter; negatives; posters
See also David Weller

Reid, Irina
Born: December 5, 1927, Odense, Denmark
Balletomane; dancer; teacher
Personal correspondence; photographs of Radio-Canada productions choreographed by Brian Macdonald in Montreal 1955; souvenir plate for 250th Anniversary of the Maryinski/Kirov Ballet School; souvenir programs for Royal Winnipeg Ballet including 50th Anniversary, Moscow Theatre Ballet Company, Moscow City Ballet, The Kirov Ballet, Ballet Russe (1937) and various other Russian companies; research materials regarding 20th-century Russian ballet and the Kirov Ballet; house programs for Canada Dance Festival 1990; bios from 1994 International Ballet Competition; various house programs for Winnipeg dance companies and artists and international ballet companies; Royal Winnipeg Ballet publication Ballet-Hoo 1986-1988; pointe shoes belonging to and signed by Russian ballerinas Yuliya Maklialina, Tanya Térekhova and Yuliya Maklialina; donation receipts; Vancouver Ballet Society newsletters; newspaper clippings; oral histories with dancer Jerome Roberts Tremblay and other biographical materials including autobiographical notes; cassette recordings of various ballet scores; extensive newspaper clippings regarding dance in Vancouver and Vancouver dancers abroad 1950s and present; press kit for the West Coast Classical Ballet Society and Ballet Ecarte
Regarding Goh Ballet School and Company: house and souvenir programs, correspondence with students and alumni, rehearsal notes, costume sketches, staging notes, photographs and negatives; material regarding Chan Hon Goh
Regarding Jerome Roberts-Tremblay (dancer, teacher): promotional materials for June Roper’s (pre-1940) and the Wilson-Arfa (post-1940) BC School of Dancing; house program; contract and membership card with American Guild of Variety Artists (1958); house program for Mara McBirney Student Ballet 1954 (O); ticket for Rosemary Deveson performance (Vancouver) 1939; performance, personal and family photographs of Roberts (O); house programs for Kiwanis Variety Concert 1947, 1956 (O); newspaper clippings regarding BC Ballet and Civic Ballet Society 1950s; house programs and newspaper clippings for BC Provincial Dance Festival 1948-1953; newspaper clippings (1940s, 1950s) (O) regarding newly formed Vancouver Civic Ballet Society, Kay Armstrong, British Columbia Ballet Festival, Canadian Ballet Festival 1953, Royal Winnipeg Ballet (in Vancouver) and various other performances in 1950s Vancouver; Vancouver Civic Ballet Society meeting notice 1953; correspondence; photographs, correspondence, promotional materials regarding Roberts’s Las Vegas show in the late 1950s; photographs and memorabilia regarding American show business personalities; publicity, photographs, correspondence materials regarding Roberts’s teaching career in Canada and the United States; telegrams from throughout career; business licenses 1970s Vancouver; class and exercise notes; biographical notes

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Issue 55

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Reid, Wendy
Born: Sarnia, Ontario
Arts administrator; consultant; professor
Bernice Harper School of the Dance recital program 1957

Renaud, Jeanne (VF)
Born: August 27, 1928, Montreal, Quebec
Choreographer; dancer; teacher; arts administrator; founder and artistic director of Le Groupe de la Place Royale and Gallery III; former co-artistic director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens; choreographer in ENCORE! ENCORE! Reconstruction Project
Photographs (O&PC&E); biographical notes; booklets for Le Groupe de la Place Royale, Compositeurs au Québec (1975); brochure for Le Groupe de la Place Royale; newspaper clippings (PC); correspondence; magazine articles; regarding ENCORE! ENCORE Reconstruction Project: bio; comprehensive CV (1984) includes detailed list of reviews and articles written from 1962-1971; transcripts of interview with Renaud (August 1984)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Jeanne Renaud” by Linde Howe-Beck
Estivale 2000: Canadian Dancing Bodies Then and Now/Les corps dansants d’hier à aujourd’hui au Canada: “Les ruptures essentials” by Jeanne Renaud
Jean-Pierre Perreault: Choreographer: “the essence of his secret” by Jeanne Renaud

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Issue 55

Richards, Frank (AR)
Photographer
Photographs, posters, slides and negatives of various dance artists and companies including Toronto Dance Theatre, Dancemakers, Robert Desrosiers, Toronto Independent Dance Enterprise, National Ballet of Canada, Lola MacLaughlin, Susan Macpherson; correspondence with Lawrence and Miriam Adams, David Earle

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Issue 46

Richards, Pat (VF)
Born: March 8, 1946, Liverpool; Died: June 24, 1998, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Choreographer; teacher; dance historian
Photo of June Roper and Jack (Kenneth) Kinney (E); regarding Halifax late 1920s: performance ads; newspaper clippings; Mme Davies’ Classic Dancers

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Pat Richards” by Christopher Majka
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Dance and the Outsiders: Ballet and Modern Dance Companies in Nova Scotia” by Pat Richards

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Issues 31 (article by Pat Richards), 46

Roberts, Garbut (AR)
Born: 1927, St. Catharines, Ontario; Died: March 29, 1986, Toronto, Ontario
Dancer; artistic director; choreographer; member of Willy Blok Hanson Dance Group 1950s; co-founder/director of Canadian Dance Drama Company
Donated by Suzanne Charlton
Digitized Scrapbooks (1950s) containing: souvenir programs for Willy Blok Hanson Dance Group, Rogers and Hammerstein’s The King and I; house programs for Garbut Roberts and His Dancers, Centennial Folk Arts Concert, Canadian Ballet Festival, Volkoff Canadian Ballet, Yoné Kvietys’s Contemporary Dance Company, Nationbuilders Festival 1967/68, Willy Blok Hanson Dance Group; newspaper and magazine clippings; scrapbook dedicated specifically to Willy Blok Hanson Dance Group; bio for writer John Herbert; flyer and photographs regarding Manitouwabing Symphony Orchestra; promotional materials for Garbut Roberts Studios and The Garbut Roberts Dance Drama Company; photographs of companies and events previously mentioned (O&PC); choreographic notes; Actors’ Equity Association contract 1958; costume sketches; obituary for Roberts with card and tribute from memorial service; unfinished manuscript and research materials for “Pionéers and Primitives: An intimate history of modern dance in Canada”; manuscript and copy of Roberts’s book (co-authored by Laurie Deans) How to Have a Body Like a Dancer: A step beyond exercise

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Issue 52

Robinson, Tedd (Tedd Senmon Robinson) (VF)
Born: 1952, Ottawa, Ontario
Dancer; choreographer; teacher; artistic director; resident choreographer for Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers 1984-1990
Newspaper clipping (O); photograph (O)

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Tedd Robinson” by MaryJane MacLennan

Rogers, Helen (AR: 199.2010-1C-1)
Dancer; teacher
One letter from Rogers to Lawrence Adams; brief biography of Elizabeth Leese; copy of an image from Saskatchewan Recreation, 1945; articles from Saskatchewan Recreation; copy of an image of Leese teaching calisthenics; a poster for the RA dance classes; The Montrealer Fashion magazine,1950; article from Maclean's Magazine, 1964; newspaper article from Ottawa Citizen, 1964; articles from Star Weekly, 1959; articles from The Ottawa Journal, 1967.

Rollo, Marilyn (Bower) (VF)
Student of Gérald Crevier; dancer with Les Ballets Québec and National Ballet of Canada
House programs for Les Ballets Québec 1949, Les Festivals de Montreal 1949 (O); framed portrait

Roper, Elizabeth (VF)
June Roper’s daughter; founder of June Roper Arts Society
Photographs regarding June Roper

Roper, June (VF)
Born: December 4, 1907, Rosebud, Texas; Died: November 21, 1991, Belligham, Washington
Dancer; teacher; choreographer; studied with Cecchetti teacher Ernest Belcher; performed around U.S. and Europe with partner Jack Kinney; founder/director June Roper’s BC School of Dancing (1935); founding member of Vancouver Ballet Society
Negatives for photographs; brochures; advertising; newspaper clippings; correspondence; obituaries for Roper

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “June Roper” by Leland Windreich
June Roper: Ballet Starmaker by Leland Windreich

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Issues 26, 45, 48

Ross, Paula (VF)
Born: April 29, 1941, Vancouver, British Columbia
Choreographer; artistic director; teacher; dancer; founded Paula Ross Dancers (1965)
Newspaper clippings (O); magazine; photographs; note card; personal correspondence; CV

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
ETDC/EDTC: “Paula Ross” by Max Wyman

Royal Winnipeg Ballet Alumni Association (VF)
Alumni member list 2002; Alumni Update Newsletter 1990-2005 (holdings not complete)

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Royal Winnipeg Ballet Alumni

Rutherford, Richard
Dancer with Royal Winnipeg Ballet 1957-1970
Newspaper clipping regarding Rutherford’s dance career and retirement 1970 (PC)

Ryerson, Millie (VF)
Born: January 18, 1913, Toronto, Ontario
Biographical notes; personal correspondence with Saida Gerrard c. 1935; program for Promenade Symphony Concerts 1935 (PC); newspaper clippings 1947 (PC); house program for Saida Gerrard Theater Dance Company, Hollywood; photographs of Saida Gerrard (PC)

Ryman, Rhonda (VF)
Dance writer; researcher; notator
Manuscript Cecchetti 1894 with cursory translation; correspondence; manuscript “A Kinematic and Descriptive Analysis of Selected Classical Ballet Skills”

DCD CATALOGUE LINKS
Betty Oliphant: The Artistry of Teaching – A Series of Ballet Classes by Nadia Potts with illustrations by Rhonda Ryman
Canadian Dance: Visions and Stories: “Impressions of a Reconstruction: The ENCORE! ENCORE! Project” by Rhonda Ryman
DanceForms 1.0 Software for Visualizing and Chronicling Choreography: A Practical Guide by Rhonda Ryman with Lawrence Adams
Ryman’s Dictionary of Classical Ballet Terms: Cecchetti by Rhonda Ryman

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Issues 50, 59


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