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...


1926: Irish dancer and choreographer Ninette de...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 .


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