News: Mona Inglesby

Wednesday 11 October 2006

‘She launched the International Ballet in 1940 as a vehicle to stage the classical ballets as they were given in St Petersburg in the golden age of Tsarist ballet, which had been brought to a brutal end with the Russian Revolution.’ Telegraph, 9 Oct

‘International Ballet had many West End seasons, but its most important work was touring the regions. Many people prominent in ballet today gained their first experience from seeing International Ballet in a regional theatre. It appeared at 1951’s opening of the Royal Festival Hall, London, and there were tours to Italy, Spain and Switzerland.’ Guardian, 10 Oct

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