Person NameShearer; Moira (1926-2006); Dancer and actress
EpithetDancer and actress
ActivityDancing career
Attended Sadler's Wells School aged 14.
1941: joined International Ballet
1942: left International Ballet to join Sadler's Wells
1942-1945: wartime tours
1943: Orpheus and Eurydice
1944: Miracle in the Gorbals
1944: Swan Lake (Odette)
1946: Symphonic Variations
1948: Cinderella
1953: The Sleeping Beauty (Princess Aurora)
1954: Soldier's Tale, Edinburgh Festival

1947: took the lead role in the film "The Red Shoes".
1951: The Tales of Hoffmann
1955: The Man Who Loved Redheads.
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Other Forms Of NameMoira Shearer King
SourceSource: Craine, D. and Mackrell, J. Oxford Dictionary of Dance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
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HB/H/232League of Arts \ Dance-Pageant of Countries of Europe, A \ Hyde Park, London, England \ 03/06/19393 June 1939
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HB/H/234Sixth Annual Performance of the Mayfair School of Dancings' Ladies' Amateur Classes \ Rudolf Steiner Hall, London, England \ 28/05/193528 May 1935
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