• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH000542

Marilyn Jones interviewed by Michelle Potter in the Esso Performing Arts collection [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 2629
  • Date Range 10-Sep-90 - 11-Sep-90
  • Description

    8 tape reels (ca. 240 min) Jones speaks of her current work in formulating an Australian dance syllabus; teaching dance; her childhood and family; her ballet training in Australia; training at the Royal Ballet School in London; touring with the Sadlers’ Wells company; returning to Australia to dance with the Borovanxky Company; performing with the de Cuevas company in France; Garth Welch; Raymondo Larrain; joining and performing with the Australian Ballet Company; fellow dancers; her children; Peggy van Praagh; parts she has performed; appointment in 1978 as Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet; the Dancers Company; dancers strike in 1981.

  • Access Written permission required for research use and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee.
  • Finding Aid Transcript (142 leaves) available.

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  • Primary Creator
    • Jones, Marilyn Fay (1940 - )