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WILLIAMS, Peter Lancelot (1914 - 1995), editor, writer on dance, designer; chairman of committees on dance

TAYLOR, Paul B. (born 1930), choreographer; Artistic Director, Paul Taylor Dance Company, since 1954; President, Paul Taylor Dance Foundation (Board Chairman, 1966); Founder, Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance, 2014

BEAUMONT, Cyril William (1891 - 1976), bookseller, publisher, writer on Theatre and Dance, particularly the Classical Ballet; Hon. Fellow, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (Chairman, 1958–70); Editor of Dance Journal 1924–70

WARD-JACKSON, Adrian Alexander (1950 - 1991), Member, since 1989, Chairman, Dance Panel, since 1990, Arts Council; Chairman and Director, Adrian Ward-Jackson Ltd, since 1975

NEARS, Colin Gray (born 1933), television producer; Member of Council, and Chairman of Advisory Panel on Dance, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1982–90

ROSE, Martyn Craig (born 1948), Chairman: English National Opera, 2013–15; DanceEast, 2010–13; Floreat Education, since 2013

Paget, (Elizabeth) Shirley Vaughan (born 1924), Member of Board, British Council, 1985–95 (Chairman, Drama and Dance Advisory Committee, 1981–91); Vice-Chairman, Museums and Galleries Commission, 1989–96 (Member, 1981–96)

McDONALD, Elaine Maria (born 1943), ballerina; Director, Creative Dance Artists Trust, 1993–2001 (Chairman, 1997–2001); Ballet Teacher (Faculty), Legat School, 1997–99

GUEST, Ivor Forbes (born 1920), Chairman, 1969–93, Member, 1965–93, Executive Committee, a Vice-President, since 1993, Royal Academy of Dancing; Solicitor


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Foxtrot for orchestra (1985) by John Adams. It uses material from a dance interlude in his opera Nixon in China; the chairman is Mao Tse-tung.

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