Ballet correspondence

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to the Vic Wells Ballet Company. This includes correspondence with designers, music publishers, costume makers and others. Two letters (carbon copies of letters sent) refer to an incident involving ‘an outburst of rage’ by one of the principal dancers Harold Turner in which he hit a female dancer. Some of the correspondents include: Nadia Benois, Lilian Baylis, Lord Berners, Dr René Elvin, E. McKnight Kauffer.

The file contains mostly correspondence received and sent by Ninette de Valois and Gladys Trickett (Secretary).