Event The Borovansky Ballet, 1960, The Sleeping Princess
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Venue Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA
Umbrella Event J C Williamson Theatres Ltd
First Date 16 July 1960
Opening Date 16 July 1960
Last Date 28 July 1960
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description The Sleeping Princess, ballet in Three Acts & Prologue. The Prologue, the Christening, Act I, the Sixteenth Birthday, Act II, The Hunting Party & the Awakening, Act III, The Wedding of Princess Aurora & Prince Desire.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Dance
Secondary Genre Test Ballet
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Harald Bowden Administrator
Claude Kingston Administrator
John McCallum Administrator
J. Nevin Tait Administrator
Sir Frank Tait Administrator
Peggy van Praagh Artistic Director
Harcourt Algeranoff Choreographer Dancer; Carabosse (The Wicked Fairy) in the Prologue, Carabosse in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Marius Petipa Choreographer
Noel Smith Conductor
Naomi Allwood Dancer Courtier in the Prologue, Knitting Woman in Act I
Iovanka Biegovic Dancer Princess Aurora in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & Act III & Pas de Deux in Act III.
Sandra Bingham Dancer Courtier in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Joan Boler Dancer Member of the Suite to the Lilac Fairy in the Prologue, a Page in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II
Frank Bourman Dancer Prince Desire in Act III, Pas de Deux& a Blue Bird in Act III.
Serge Bousloff Dancer Carabosse (The Wicked Fairy) in the Prologue, Carabosse in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & as the Mandarin in Act III.
June Brisbane Dancer A Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II
Barbara Chambers Dancer Candide in Prologue, a Friend of Princess Aurora in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II, & as Red Riding Hood in Act III.
Patrina Coates Dancer Member of the Suite to the Lilac Fairy in the Prologue, a Friend of Princess Aurora in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II, & as a Porcelain Princess in Act III.
Peter Condon Dancer Gentleman in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Ray Cook Dancer Gentleman in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Dayne Cory Dancer Gentleman in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Maureen Feeheley Dancer Courtier in the Prologue, Knitting Woman in Act I
Iovanca Giegovic Dancer A Vision of Princess Aurora in Act I
William Gill Dancer Gentleman in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Kathleen Gorham Dancer Princess Aurora in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I & III, a Vision of Princess Aurora in Act II, the Pas De Deux & a Blue Bird in Act III.
Paul Grinwis Dancer Prince Desire in Act II & III, & Pas de Deux in Act III.
Rodney Harvison Dancer
Judith Hosken Dancer Member of the Suite to the Lilac Fairy in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Christiane Hubert Dancer Princess Aurora in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & III, & a Vision of Princess Aurora in Act II, Pas de Deux & as a Blue Bird in Act III.
Gordon Hutchings Dancer Gentleman in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Marilyn Jones Dancer Lilac Fairy in Prologue & Act I & II, Princess Aurora in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, Act III, & a Vision of Princess Aurora in Act II, Pas De Deux in Act III.
Leon Kelloway Dancer King Florestan XXIX in Prologue & Act 1 & III.
Rhyl Kennell Dancer A Mandolin Player in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Barry Kitcher Dancer Violente's Cavalier in the Prologue, & as an Ivan in Act III.
Jeffrey Kovel Dancer Canary's Cavalier in the Prologue, a Prince in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & a Blue bird in Act III.
Lexie Kunze Dancer Courtier in the Prologue,a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II
Rosalia Kurowska Dancer Canary in the Prologue, a Friend of Princess Aurora in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & as a Blue Bird & a White Cat in Act III.
Barbara Langley Dancer Member of the Suite to the Lilac Fairy in the Prologue, a Page in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II
Keith Little Dancer Cattalabutte in Prologue & Act 1 & III
Heather Macrae Dancer A Page in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II, & as a White Cat in Act III.
Jan Melvin Dancer Member of the Suite to the Lilac Fairy I the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II, & as a Porcelain Princess in Act III.
Des Meyers Dancer Candide's Cavalier in Prologue, & as an Ivan in Act III.
Rosemary Mildner Dancer Violente in the Prologue, A Friend of Princess Aurora in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & Florestan's Sister in Act III.
Edward Millar Dancer Lilac Fairy's Cavalier in Prologue, a Prince in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Blue Bird & Florestan in Act III.
Janice Nankivell Dancer Courtier in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II
Frank Nicol Dancer Gentleman in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Estella Nova Dancer Puss in Boots & a Blue Bird in Act III.
Robert Olup Dancer Lackey in Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Adrienne Orsay Dancer La Miettte in the Prologue, a Mandolin Player in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & Florestan's Sister in Act III.
Ron Paul Dancer Farine's Cavalier in the Prologue, a Prince in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & as an Ivan in Act III.
Regina Plokstis Dancer The Queen in Prologue & Act & III.
Robert Pomie Dancer Prince Desire in Act II & Act III & Pas de Deux in Act III.
Ramona Ratas Dancer A Mandoling Player in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II
Robert Ritchie Dancer A Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & a Wolf in Act III.
Rhonda Russell Dancer Member of the Suite to the Lilac Fairy in the Prologue, a Page in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II
Beatirx Ryan Dancer Courtier in the Prologue, Knitting Woman in Act I
Joan Sumner Dancer Nurse in the Prologue, a Mandolin Player in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Jan Topham Dancer Nurse in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, a Nymph in Act II
Ramer Townsend Dancer Farine in the Prologue, a Participant in the Grand Waltz in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I
Barry Walsh Dancer La Miette's Cavalier in the Prologue, a Prince in the Grand Pas d'Action in Act I, & Puss in Boots in Act III.
Garth Welch Dancer Prince Desire in Act II & III, Pas de Deus & as a Blue Bird in Act III.
Keith Gregory Lighting Designer
Leo Packer Musical Director
J Sidoli Properties Master
William Constable Set Designer
H Birbeck Special Effects
William Akers Stage Director
Wynne Austin Stage Manager
Len Clerehan Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Kevin Miller Wardrobe Master / Mistress
F Stephenson Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Resources
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme University of Adelaide Barr Smith Library Special Collections
Event Identifier 71376