Magazine cuttings and ephemera collected by Nadia Nerina

Collection: Nadia Nerina Collection
Reference code: ROH/NER/2/6
Date: 1940 - 1960
Date notes: Undated.
Level: File
Extent: 1 album
Scope and content: Black and white cuttings from magazines including pictures of the Sadler's Wells Ballet production of 'The Sleeping Beauty' featuring Beryl Grey, Michael Somes, Moira Shearer, and Jack Hart; cuttings from magazines of Sadler's Wells Ballet and The Royal Ballet productions of 'Swan Lake', 'Symphonic Variations', 'Scènes de ballet' 'Apparitions', 'Checkmate', 'Les Sirènes', 'Dante Sonata', 'Hamlet', 'Adam Zero', 'Miracle in the Gorbals', 'The Rake's Progress', 'Coppélia', 'Les Sylphides', 'Three-Cornered Hat' and 'Ballet Imperial'; cuttings of pictures of Anna Pavlova, Margot Fonteyn, Alicia Markova, Anton Dolin, and various dancers of the Sadler's Wells Ballet and Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet including Pamela May, Brian Shaw, Donald Britten, Alexander Grant, Robert Helpmann, June Brae, Harold Turner, Julia Farron, Leslie Edwards, and Frederick Ashton; small poster of the Sadler's Wells Ballet performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 9 October-6 November 1949; Dance News feature on the first Sadler's Wells Ballet tour to the USA, October 1949; menu from the Dining Car Service enroute to Houston Texas on the Sadler's Wells Ballet tour of America, 1949; cuttings of pictures of the American Ballet Theatre productions of 'Jones Beach', 'Bourée fantasque', 'Les Présages', 'Rouge et noir', 'Pillar of Fire', 'Billy the Kid' and 'Graduation Ball' featuring Maria Tallchief, Rosella Hightower, George Skibine, Nora Kaye, Hugh Laing, and Michael Kidd; cuttings of pictures of Les Ballets des Champs-Elysées productions of 'Le Jeunne homme et la mort' and 'Les Forains'; cuttings of pictures of dancers including Marina Semyonova, Yvette Chauviré, Léonide Massine, Alicia Alonso, Vaslav Nijinsky, Marie Rambert, Constantin Tcherkas, Freddie Franklin, Alexandra Danilova, Patricia Miller, Pirmin Trecu, David Poole, Philip Chatfield, Elaine Fifield, Sheilah O'Reilly, John Cranko, Rowena Jackson, Tamara Toumanova, Mikhail Fokine; cuttings of pictures of various Russian dancers; a signed picture of Maris Liepa; greetings card from Ninette de Valois to Nadia Nerina, 6th May 1956; Christmas card from Cyril Beaumont to Nadia Nerina featuring a photograph of Marie Taglioni; colour postcards of San Fransisco, the Columbia River Oregon and South Africa; Wedding anniversary cards; Christmas cards; other greetings cards; 21st birthday card from Anne [Negus] and Beryl [Grey]; museum postcards of artwork; watercolour scenes and possible set designs by an unknown artist; cuttings of pictures of general interest from magazines.
Language: English
Dimensions: length 39 cm; width 25.5 cm; depth 11 cm
Condition: Good. 
Related work: Swan Lake
The Rake's Progress
Les Sylphides
Le Tricorne
Related production: The Sleeping Beauty (1946)
Symphonic Variations (1946)
Scènes de ballet (1948)
Checkmate (1937)
Les Sirènes (1946)
Dante Sonata (1940)
Hamlet (1942)
Adam Zero (1946)
Miracle in the Gorbals (1944)