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June 6: Today in Dance

Born Today: Ninette de Valois

Ballerina Ninette de Valois (1898–2001) joined the original Ballets Russes from 1923–1927, relocating to London to open a school. She partnered with theatre owner Lilian Baylis to create the Vic-Wells Ballet and the Sadler’s Wells Ballet School, precursors to the Royal Ballet company and school. In 1933, de Valois retired from the stage to devote herself to growing the organization, which…

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Dawn Davis Loring

Dawn Davis Loring

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Dance writer and historian, teacher, and advocate. Book Dance Appreciation, published by Human Kinetics. Apple podcast - Today in Dance.