History

Antoinette Sibley addressing the audience at the opening of the Cecchetti Centre

The Cecchetti Centre, London, UK

The Cecchetti Centre in London was founded in 1983 by Richard Glasstone, as a tribute to Nora Roche who taught the Cecchetti method at the Royal Ballet School for over a quarter of a century....

sheet music

Discovered Torino Manuscript

It is important to recognize that Cecchetti varied his enchaînements to suit the particular attributes of some of his students. He also revised and developed many of the exercises during his lifetime....

history 2

Examinations in Australia

During 1934 the Dandr├ę-Levitoff Russian Ballet toured Australia headed by Olga Spessiva, the renowned Russian ballerina....

early days

The Early Days

Although I cannot claim to be a founder of the Society, I think it was only in its third year when Margaret Craske, whom I had known, admired and liked very much when we were both in the 1921 Diaghilev Seasons, persuaded me, much against my inclination as I had a great aversion to examinations, to join the Society....

founding members

Founding Committee

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