Ref NoLM/E/3/2
TitleBallets Jooss papers and photographs
Extent1 file
DescriptionPapers relating to Ludmila Mlada's time spent with the dance company Ballets Jooss.

Contents include: Programmes featuring Sigurd Leeder and Mlada dancing under the names Ludmila Young and Ludmila Mlada; news cuttings of reviews, Ballets Jooss publicity, text written by Mlada in 1943 about her attendance at a Ballets Jooss performance, pages from a calendar with Ballets Jooss photographs, letter to Rosemary Young from Kurt Jooss inviting her to become a student member of the group 24 November 1943, agreements dated 1944 for Ludmila Young to be employed as a dancer in the company; souvenir programmes. Piece numbered 1 - 32 [please note photograph missing from 1 - empty photograph folder].

A set of black and white photographic prints and postcards of Ballets Jooss in performance and on tour in 1946-7 and 1950, some are annotated on the verso, also some portrait shots of Mlada. Piece numbered 33 - 89.
Some oversize material.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P868Leeder; Sigurd (1902-1981)1902-1981
DS/UK/P5416Mlada; Ludmila (1918-2003); dancer; choreographer; teacher1918-2003
DS/UK/C123Ballets Jooss; 1933-1953; Dance company1933-1953
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