Ref NoBIG/E/2/1
TitleBIG Forum \ Men in Tights \ 14 November 2001
Extent52 sheets
DescriptionDocuments relating to the fourteenth Ballet Independents' Group Discussion Forum, 'Men in Tights', which was held at the Voice Box, Royal Festival Hall, London, on 14 November 2001. The guest speakers were William Trevitt, Mavin Khoo, and lecturer Theresa Buckland. Background research carried out by BIG directors Susan Crow and Jennifer Jackson; announcement of the forum; letters inviting people to speak, and thanking the guest speakers for their contributions; list of attendees; letters to government and other arts officials introducing BIG. Articles:
McCarthy, Brendan. Men in Tights: Ballet Independents' Group Seminar 14th Nov., ballet.co website, 16 Nov 2001.
Pegler, Emma. Ballet Independents' Group (BIG) Forum: Men in Tights, Royal Festival Hall, London, 14th November 2001, criticaldance.com website, 2001.
Feld, Eliot. O.K., men, get into tights and line up at the barre, New York Times, 14 Oct 2001.
Lawson, Mark. What's the point of ballet?, The Guardian, 8 Sept 2001, p5.
Sawer, Patrick. We want to dance - just like Billy, Evening Standard, 6 Oct 2000, pp8-9.
Related MaterialSee BIG/H/1 for George Piper Dances programme removed from file.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3460Jackson; Jennifer
DS/UK/P93Crow; Susan; called Susie
DS/UK/C10333Ballet Independents' Group (BIG); 1996-1996-
DS/UK/P6084Trevitt; William
DS/UK/P6312Buckland; Theresa J
DS/UK/P10354Khoo; Mavin
DS/UK/P10373McCarthy; Brendan
DS/UK/P429Feld; Eliot
NA1081Voice Box, Royal Festival Hall/London/England, UK
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