recommended websites Ashley Killar’s personal website including information about his research for Cranko: the Man and his Choreography . It also contains an account of the S. African ensemble, Napac Dance Company, that Ashley directed in Durban, Kwa Zulu during the years 1984-1990.

Dance research

(see also research note on this website) Royal Opera House Collections: among its many interesting pages this site contains an extensive performance database. Sadler’s Wells Theatre Archive c1712-2012. Islington Local History Centre Special Collections A valuable resource for researchers seeking historical material in the UK.

Ballet companies The Stuttgart Ballet’s website (German and English versions) Birmingham Royal Ballet, the company that grew out of Sadler’s Wells Theatre Ballet, the company that Cranko joined in 1947. The Royal Ballet is housed at the The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.

Theatre London’s theatre devoted to dance.

Choreographers Website of the Ashton Foundation. with chronological and alphabetical lists of all Balanchine’s ballets His life, his work. An online resource. Interesting site about the choreographer who received his first commissions from John Cranko. John Neumeier’s choreographic career started in Stuttgart and went on to direct Frankfurt and Hamburg ballet companies.

Dance writing Books, DVDs & sheet music on all forms of dance. Founded in 1910, this is Britain’s oldest established dance magazine.

http://Tanz Magazine Based in Germany, written in German and English useful info on a wide range of ballet subjects The world’s oldest ballet/dance appreciation society Covers African diaspora, Birmingham Royal Ballet, choreography, contemporary, dance education, healthier dancer programmes and more. Michelle Potter… On Dancing. A site full of news articles about dance worldwide and many reviews of dance in Australia. Valuable contributions on New Zealand dance from Jennifer Shennan.

Miscellaneous a short film about the amazing Georgette Tsinguirides, Cranko’s choreologist a leading manufacturer and supplier of dance wear

2 thoughts on “Links

  1. Fascinating! I know nothing of his life except his fame but my mother worked with his mother at the St John’s Ambulance HQ in Johannesburg in the early 1950s. I remember it as an archetypal Randlord house, restored to a gated private house when I last visited SA in 2005. My only hesitation in buying the book is the price!

    1. Hi Bernard, Thanks for your comments. What country are you writing from – postage/ third party booksellers can be quite pricey. Have you considered getting the eBook direct from the publishers? I hope you will obtain the book and let me know your thoughts about it. Regards, Ashley

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