Betty Oliphant

Betty Oliphant

Born in London, England, in 1918, Betty Oliphant founded and directed Canada's National Ballet School for more than a quarter century and was also Ballet Mistress and Associate Artistic Director of the National Ballet of Canada. A major and sometimes controversial figure in the development of dance in Canada, she is a Companion of the Order of Canada and the recipient of many other honours. Her autobiography, Miss O: My Life in Dance, is published by Turnstone Press. She died in St. Catharines, Ontario at the age of 85.

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Miss O: My Life in Dance

Miss O: My Life in Dance is the candid autobiography of Betty Oliphant, founder of Canada‚Äôs renowned National Ballet School with an introduction from Mikhail Baryshnikov.

ISBN 9780888012104a
Base price with tax $26.95
Sales price $26.95
Sales price without tax $26.95
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Turnstone Press

206-100 Arthur Street
Winnipeg, MB   R3B 1H3
Ph: 204-947-1555; Toll Free: 888-363-7718

Turnstone Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Government of Canada, and the Province of Manitoba through Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage.

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