A Dancer in Wartime: One Girl's Journey from the Blitz to Sadler's Wells (BOK)

Gillian Lynne

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Gillian Lynne is one of the world's pre-eminent choreographers, the groundbreaking creative force behind blockbusters such as Cats and The Phantom of the Opera. But she started her career as a ballerina, and learnt to dance alongside Margot Fonteyn, Moira Shearer, Beryl Grey and Frederick Ashton during the Second World War. A Dancer in Wartime tells the story of Gillian's extraordinary childhood. From Miss Madeleine Sharp's Ballet Class for Young Ladies in Bromley, to being evacuated with her theatre school to rural Leicestershire; from performing in the West End with doodlebugs falling to touring a devastated Europe, the early years were hard, exciting and dramatic. And when the call came to join Sadler's Wells - well, what ballerina hopeful could have asked for more?


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Gillian Lynne
ISBN 9780701185992
Antall sider 304 Dimensjoner 14,3cm x 20,4cm x 2,7cm
Vekt 404 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Autobiography: arts & entertainment, Individual actors & performers, Dance

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