Title

Madame Ballet

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Australian Dance Council

Faculty

Community Services, Education and Social Sciences

School

Communications and Arts, Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts,Technology, Education and Communications

RAS ID

1355

Comments

Originally published as: Murphy, F. (2002). Madame Ballet. Brolga: An Australian Journal About Dance, 16, 7-21. Original article available here.

Abstract

Kira Bousloff's name is synonymous with ballet in Western Australia. She was a consummate performer and a personality to be reckoned with. This paper proposes that she saw her life as romance or fairy-tale, and tended to ignore the historical, political and cultural complexities of her creative enterprise.

 
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