Fonds F0189 - Gladys Forrester fonds

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Gladys Forrester fonds

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F0189

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  • 1937-1998 (Creation)
    Creator
    Forrester, Gladys

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0.12 m of textual records
60 photographs

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(1914-1998)

Biographical history

Gladys Forrester (1914-1998) was a dancer, teacher and choreographer who began her dance studies in New York in the late 1930's. She was an Advanced Member of Royal Academy of Dancing, England and a graduate of the Chicago Association of Dancing Masters. She joined the Winnipeg Royal Ballet in 1943 and danced with the Volkoff Canadian Ballet, Toronto Festival Dancers and performed in the movie, The Red Shoes. In addition, Forrester was a World Highland Champion and also coached others. Forrester taught at the Canadian School of Ballet and was director of the Gladys Forrester School. She also choreographed much of the early work for CBC Television. In recognition of her lifetime achievements, Forrester was honoured with the Presidents Award by the Royal Academy of Dancing in 1998.

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The fonds consists of programmes, choreographic and production notes, clippings, photographs, newsletters, awards and certificates, financial documents and notebooks which document the career of Gladys Forrester in Canadian theatre and dance.

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A detailed inventory of material in this fonds can be found in the accession file.

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1999-056. Further accruals are expected.

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Final

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2002/04/04 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/15 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, access. Removed note re: supplied title.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2018/04/05 KCP. Added GMD, finding aid note, subject access point, and published
2019/09/26 KCP. Uploaded legacy file inventory as PDF.

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