Ref NoXZH/5191
Alt Ref NoH(XZ)/5191
TitleGala Matinee of Ballet in aid of the Royal Academy of Dancing Building Fund performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London
Date5 December 1963
Extent1 theatre programme
DescriptionPerformed in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. The programme included Flames of Paris; the Pas de Duex from Act II of La Sylphide; the Pas de Deux from Romeo and Juliet; Fantasia in C Minor; the Grand Pas de Deux from Fest Polonaise; an American Ballet Theatre production of Fancy Free and Diane and Acteon. Performers include Svetlana Beriosova, Rudolf Nureyev, Anya Linden, Christopher Gable, Margot Fonteyn, Toni Lander, Royes Fernandez, Marta Drottnerova, Jiri Blazek. With programme alteration insert, which states that Flames of Paris will be followed by a solo from Legend of Love and Romeo and Juliet will be replaced by the Pas de Deux from In the Mist.
Physical DescriptionThe programme has a decorative white silk tassel
FormatTheatre Programme
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/C70American Ballet Theatre (ABT); 1940-1940-
DS/UK/C281Royal Academy of Dance; 1920-present1920-present
NA60Theatre Royal, Drury Lane/London/England, UK
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