Event Promenade, The Beauty and the Beast, Seven Dances and The Nutcracker
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Venue Norwood Town Hall, Norwood, SA
First Date 22 September 1961
Last Date 14 October 1961
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional Training Schools/Colleges
World Premiere No
Description South Australian National Ballet Company formed in 1961 with aims to create in Adelaide a centre where all students of ballet may gain practical experience and accustom themselves to working in an atmosphere as near to the professional theatre as possible.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Ballet
Name Function Notes
Cecil Bates Choreographer
John Cranko Choreographer
Joseph Siebert Choreographer
Maurice Ravel Composer
Gioacchino Rossini Composer
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Composer
Antonio Vivaldi Composer
Helen George Costume Maker
Meg Abbie Denton Dancer
Lois Anderson Dancer
Helen Beinke Dancer
Louise Brauer Dancer
Pauline Brauer Dancer
Lorraine Brooking Dancer
Robert Campbell Dancer
Margaret Carter Dancer
Mel Clifford Dancer
Betty Cohen Dancer
Harvey Collins Dancer
William Deering Dancer
Jill Gitsham Dancer
Geraldine Grear Dancer
Jan Harrison Dancer
Mignon Little Dancer
Helen Magner Dancer
Helen Manson Dancer
Gordon Marsden Dancer
Christine Moulton Dancer
Susan Pegler Dancer
Pam Phillips Dancer
Beverly Rogers Dancer
Peter Ross Dancer
Maxine Rowe Dancer
Ted Saar Dancer
Gloria Scott Dancer
Jill South Dancer
Judith Stott Dancer
Ann Tingey Dancer
Bart Trent Dancer
Dianne Webb Dancer
Leslie White Dancer
Earl Bennett Lighting Designer
Leonie Kilroy Set and/or Property Maker
Ron Anderson Set Designer
Walter Hamblin Sound Operator/Engineer
Mike Crook Stage Director
Gordon Beatty Stage Manager
Mrs Pegler Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Page 8 of this programme has an inclusive list of all the ballet schools in South Australia at the time. Wonderful resource.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Barr Smith Special Collections
Event Identifier 113346