Person NameBellairs; Beatrice (1910-1991); dancer, choreographer and educator
Epithetdancer, choreographer and educator
ActivityBellairs was a young pupil of Ruby Ginner at the Ginner-Mawer School and later, with Pauline Grant, she founded the Grant Bellairs School of Dance and Drama in West London in 1935, which relocated to Guildford in 1945 and became the Guildford School of Acting in 1964. Bellairs was responsible for the choreography of Ken Russell's film documentary on Isadora Duncan (1966). She retired in 1986.
Other Forms Of NameBellairs; Bice
Dates and PlacesBorn in London, the daughter of a rear admiral, she married a naval officer Alexander McKean and had three children, she died on 5 June 1991.
Published Works'Greek dance in the world of today: 2, an approach to solo choreography' (Dancing Times, London December 1966); 'Hellenic movement on a modern wavelength' (Dancing Times, London May 1965).
SourceDance and Dancers September 1991; (17/12/08)
BB/T/2/1/4Jealousy (Jalousie)1926
BB/T/2/1/10Old Time and Party Dance Album1953
BB/T/2/1/7Chappell & Co.'s Annual Dance Album No. 1531903
BB/E/10/5Dick WhittingtonUndated
BB/E/1/1Greek Dance publicity material1900s
BB/E/10Scripts and notation1900s
BB/T/2/1Various music 1900-1958
BB/F/20Irene Schnieder's family1870
BB/H/1/1/17The Ginner-Mawer School at the Philbeach Hall11 December 1929
BB/T/2/1/21Abe Lyman's Waltz Melodies1920s to 1930s
BB/T/2/2/1/7The Irish Folk Dance Book1950
BB/T/1/19Théme et Variations1901
BB/E/10/1Beauty and the BeastUndated
BB/T/2/1/3St. Bernard Waltz1937
BB/F/19Irene Schnieder's family1869
BB/E/10/4The World's The LimitUndated
BB/T/2/1/8Chappell & Co.'s Annual Dance Album No. 1551903
BB/K/1/35Link, TheApril 1933
BB/T/1/21Mazourka Russe by M Glinka1911
BB/E/10/3The Princess Who Ran Away17-18 April 1942
BB/T/1/2Hyde Park Bacchic Section1933
BB/E/9Meme Williamson's notes on the history of Greece and mythology1900s
BB/T/1/20Herodiade opera in three actsUndated
BB/E/1Publicity materials1900s
BB/E/4/10Greek Dance Festival of Youth 1965 at King George's Hall, London22 May 1965
BB/E/6/6Lecture at The City Temple Hall, London 196217 May 1962
BB/E/3/4Ruby Ginner and Joyce Hyde Cup 1961at St James's Hall, London24 June 1961
BB/B/1Revived Greek Dance, The
BB/E/10/6Goody Two Shoes1950s
BB/T/2/2Music for National Dances1912-1977
BB/T/1Ginner Mawer music1900s
BB/F/17Bice Bellairs in 'L'Enfant Prodigue'1930s
BB/B/6Gateway to the Dance
BB/E/1/1/2Bice Bellairs publicity1900s
BB/H/1/2/5The Faculty of Dancing and Faculty of Music at the Princes Hall, London7 June 1931
BB/TNotation scores1900s
BB/T/2Bellairs School music1900-1977
BB/N/4Ruby Ginner press cuttings book 1913-19211913-1921
BB/N/5Ruby Ginner press cuttings 1921-19311921-1931
BB/B/2Classical Dictionary, Biographical, Mythological, and Geographical, A
BB/E/3/3Ruby Ginner and Joyce Hyde Cup 1960 at Morley College, London16 July 1960
BB/K/1/19Link, TheJuly 1929
BB/K/1/44Link, TheJune 1935
BB/K/1/69ParodosOctober 1941
CGDClassical Greek Danceearly 20th century-2000
BBBice Bellairs Collection of Revived Greek Dance1896-1967
BB/N/6Ruby Ginner press cuttings book 1931-19361931-1936
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