Collecting StrandNational Resource Centre for Dance
Ref NoBV
TitleBettina Vernon Archive
Date19th century-1999
Extent39 videos, 13 audio cassettes, 36 books, 48 folders of documents and 4 large format folders, and 29 periodicals (catalogued material); 13 boxes, 1 folder and 1 batch of outsized material (uncatalogued material)
Name of CreatorWarren; Bettina Vernon- (1920-1995); dancer and choreographer
DescriptionBettina Vernon was a principal dancer with Gertrud Bodenwieser's Viennese company, Tanzgruppe Bodenwieser, in the 1930s and 1940s, and formed Ballet for Two in 1944 with Evelyn Ippen in order to bring Bodenwieser style back to Europe.

The archive includes records relating to lectures, study days, workshops, exhibitions and reconstriction, and inclues publicity material, correspondence, lecture notes, dissertations, research on Getrud Bodenwieser, and music scores. In addition to videos and books, the archive contains scrapbooks, programmes and albums from tours in Australia, Holland and Northern Ireland from the 1930s to the 1950s.

There are an additional 13 boxes, 1 folder and 1 batch of outsized material still to be catalogued. If you require further information, please email
ArrangementThe titles of the videos were created by the archivist as there were either no titles given or if there was a title it was illegible.
CopyrightWhere copyright in the items was held by Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company this this has been assigned to the National Resource Centre of Dance, University of Surrey.

In accordance with the deposit agreement, photocopying will only be permitted in exceptional circumstances and of single items.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P6052Warren; Bettina Vernon- (1920-1995); dancer and choreographer1920-1995
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