Title

Madame Ballet

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Australian Dance Council

Faculty

Faculty of Community Services, Education and Social Sciences

School

School of 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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