Comments

Typed notes by Yvonne Noël Ross née Le Sueur recounting her experiences during her ballet career, including a six-month tour around Europe and North Africa with the Théatre des Ballets Russes performing in Belgium, France, Italy, Tunisia and Algeria.

Reference

L/C/263/A5/3

Scope and Content

Includes recollections of performing at a Grand Dîner [en] Blanc given by the Grand Duchess Helen of Russia and Princess Nocolas [Prince Nicholas] of Greece for the King of Sweden and the King and Queen of Denmark, and performing for the Crown Prince of Italy. Also refers to the contemporary geopolitical situation regarding tension between Italy and Abyssinia and remarks about the reception the ballet company received in the different countries they visited.

Names

Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia
Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark
Le Sueur, Yvonne Noël
Théatre des Ballets Russes

Keywords

Abyssinia | Algeria | Algiers | Bari | Belgium | Brussels | Cannes | Constantine | Denmark | Florence | France | Genoa | Ghent | Greece | Italy | Naples | North Africa | Paris | Rome | Sweden | Turin | Tunis | Tunisia | Ballet | Ballet Dancers | communism | contracts | Dancing | Opera | princes | Royalty | Tours | Travel

Dimensions

3 papers

Language

French

Level of description

file

Context:

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