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Public Meeting, Fri 11 Nov 2016

U3A Social and Information Morning

U3A Social and Information Morning

Contact

Heritage Coast U3A

Address

Hill Road,
Lyme Regis,
Dorset,
DT7 3PG

Details

Maureen D’Albertanson served as Academic Head of the Royal Ballet School and will be discussing her role in this distinguished, and unique, British institution. The Royal Ballet School has grown and adapted since its beginnings under Dame Ninette de Valois ninety years ago: outstanding dancers of international reputation form a chain of excellence emerging from its doors.

Here is a chance to hear from Maureen with an insider’s explanation of how young dancers are trained, and educated, in a specialised context that few outside observers are able to appreciate.

This will be a treat for ballet aficionados as well as for those whose knowledge of the Royal Ballet School may be limited to that painful audition scene in Billy Elliott, or whose familiarity with its non-fictional graduates extends only as far as Darcey Bussell judging ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.
The Royal Ballet School currently has more boys than girls enrolled. Is this the ‘Billy Elliott Effect’, or something more complicated? We may discover some answers to that question.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 11 Nov 2016 10:00
AGM: 10.00am; Speaker: 11.00am

Prices

Free to members; £2.00 to non-members for the talk

Location

Directions

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Map reference: ND 340233  Lat: 50.72691 Long: -2.93636