Elizabeth Schooling


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(b London, 27 Apr. 1915; d 22 Jun. 1998)

British dancer and teacher. She studied with Rambert and joined her company in 1930 where she remained, apart from a few brief absences, until 1948. A versatile dancer, she created roles in many works by Ashton, Tudor, Gore, Howard, and Staff (her first husband). She also danced in Nijinsky's L'Après-midi d'un faune, a ballet which she staged for many companies including Paris Opera. After retiring from the stage she taught at her own school in Devon.

Subjects: Dance.

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