Ninette de Valois

Standard Name: de Valois, Ninette


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Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Grant
EG 's great uncle Alexander Grant was a popular Episcopalian preacher and wrote Sermons on Various Subjects and Occasions, published in 1800 in Dundee. Her aunt Mary Gillies wrote for Howitt's Journal on...


Irish dancer and choreographer Ninette de Valois founded her own school, the Academy of Choreographic Art , in London.
Early 1930
The Camargo Society , named after a great French dancer of the eighteenth century, was established to promote British ballet.
15 May 1931
Choreographer Ninette de Valois presented ballet at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London for the first time.
5 July 1931
Ninette de Valois 's ballet Job, with music by Ralph Vaughan Williams , was performed for the Camargo Society at the Cambridge Theatre in London.
15 October 1937
The ballet Checkmate, choreographed by Ninette de Valois with music by Arthur Bliss , was first performed in London by the Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet .