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Programme for Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin showcase Featured Ballet Print

Programme for Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin showcase

The cover of the programme for a Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin Gala Performance of Ballet at the Granada, Woolwich, London. In 1950, Markova and Dolin became the co-founders of the Festival Ballet, a company formed to celebrate the imminent Festival of Britain and backed by the Polish businessman Julian Brunsweg. Dolin was to be the company's first Artistic Director, with Markova as Prima Ballerina. The company was formed to tour ballets to audiences that would otherwise be unable to experience ballet, and went on to tour extensively to less conventional venues both in the United Kingdom and internationally. It also established a number of educational programmes designed to make ballet accessible to new audiences. Date: 1950

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Cartoon, Monsieur Jacobi and Alexander Henderson Featured Ballet Print

Cartoon, Monsieur Jacobi and Alexander Henderson

Cartoon, Monsieur Jacobi, theatre director (in the background) -- I had engaged to give those people a taste of The Beggar Student, and now there is Alexander Henderson on the same job! A comment on a production of Der Bettelstudent, a three-act German operetta which premiered in Vienna in 1882. The production at the Alhambra Theatre, London, in 1884, included a grand military ballet by Jacobi. Henderson, theatre owner and director, stands in costume in the foreground, playing a mandolin.

© Mary Evans Picture Library

A La Russe, Lydia Kyasht Featured Ballet Print

A La Russe, Lydia Kyasht

A La Russe - Lydia Kyasht, shown here, was a much admired Russian ballet dancer, who came to England in 1908. A La Russe was an entertainment which she devised herself to show off her talents. She took it on tour during 1925 and 1926. Postcard for the Kings Theatre, Hammersmith, London, September 1925.

© The Michael Diamond Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library