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Tim Draper : from Eastman Theatre's muses to the founding of Rochester City Ballet

Author: Wendy Roxin Wicks
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Meliora Press/University of Rochester Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this engaging book, journalist Wendy Wicks tells the story of revered dance teacher Timothy Draper, the Rochester City Ballet that he founded, and its predecessor, the Eastman Theatre Ballet, established in 1923 as the first professional ballet company in the United States. Draper, who died in 2003 at age forty-nine, trained hundreds of young dancers who have gone on to worldwide careers with illustrious  Read more...
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Named Person: Tim Draper
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Roxin Wicks
ISBN: 9781580464994 1580464998 9781580465021 1580465021
OCLC Number: 890394233
Description: xiv, 305 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Silenced slippers --
Born into Rochester's illustrious dance tradition --
Timmy --
Miss OIive McCue and the Mercury Ballet --
Off to Miss Crofton's --
Training for Trockadero --
Coconut Grove --
Coming home to build a dream --
What they did for love --
Momentum --
An embarrassment of riches --
Finally --
Going to the ball --
A new home for a new decade --
Living the dream --
Hugs, Tim --
Too young, too soon --
The school and the company go on --
Our muses.
Responsibility: Wendy Roxin Wicks.

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Tells the interwoven stories of revered dance teacher Timothy Draper, the Rochester City Ballet that he founded, and its predecessor, the Eastman Theatre Ballet, established in 1923 as the first  Read more...

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