The Pursuit of Perfection The Pursuit of Perfection

The Pursuit of Perfection

A Life of Celia Franca

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Publisher Description

Born into a working-class family in 1921, Celia Franca, though a capable dancer, was an unlikely candidate for ballet greatness. But Celia possessed a drive that was almost unrivalled, and went on to become one of the most important figures inCanadian ballet in the twentieth century.


Franca grew up in London, England, and started dancing when she was four, ultimately becoming a star performer with the Sadler's Wells Ballet.


When a group from Toronto was hopeful of establishing a major ballet, they brought Celia across the Atlantic to be the founder. Celia went on to build the company, the National Ballet of Canada, into a major cultural force in Canada.


Commemorating the sixtieth anniversary of the National Ballet of Canada, The Pursuit of Perfection tells of the battles, the heartbreaks, the successes, and the accolades Celia and the Ballet shared.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2011
October 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
384
Pages
PUBLISHER
Cormorant Books Inc.
SELLER
Cormorant Books
SIZE
15.5
MB

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