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15000 - Dancing Under The Southern Skies Paperback Book By Valerie Lawson

$59.95 AUD

With its vivid narrative and personal stories from dancers, directors, producers, impresarios and critics, Dancing Under The Southern Skies frames the history of ballet in Australia.

The book, goes beyond what the audience sees on the stages of Australia, exploring what’s hidden behind the red velvet curtain, unravelling the history of dance and backstage life through a fascinating mosaic of interviews, letters and the personal lives of the dancers who toured to Australia, among them Anna Pavlova and Margot Fonteyn, as well as the dancers who stayed and those who created companies in Australia, including the Australian Ballet.

Binding - Paperback
Pages - 358
Dimensions - 212 x 240mm

About Valerie Lawson

A prominent figure in Australia’s media history, Lawson was the foundation editor of the Good Weekend and the arts editor of The Sydney Morning Herald. As a full-time journalist, she was the dance writer for The Sydney Morning Herald and dance critic for the Australian Financial Review.

Dancing Under The Southern Skies is the culmination of a career spent as Australia’s pre-eminent dance writer.

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15000 - Dancing Under The Southern Skies Paperback Book By Valerie Lawson
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