David Wall (published 2013)

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Title

David Wall (published 2013)

Description

Wall discusses the importance of theater/drama in maintaining and encouraging his interest in dance. He also discusses his influences, including dancers David Blair, John Cranko and Rudolph Nureyev, as well as actor John Scofield.

Biographical note:

David Wall was born in 1946 and trained at the Royal Ballet School. He toured with the Royal Ballet under the direction of John Field. Wall's first major leading role was in Ashton's Two Pigeons, which he danced with his future wife, Alfreda Thorogood. He later danced the roles of Siegfried and Colas and received acclaim for his role in de Valois' The Rake's Progress. He retired in 1984 and became Associate Director of the Royal Academy of Dancing (1984-87) and then director (1987-91). In 1995 he became ballet master with the English National Ballet.

Publisher

Pratt SILS LIS-665, Barbara Newman

Date Created

November 27, 2008

Rights

Copyright

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Is Part Of

Newman, B. (2013). Never Far from Dancing: Ballet Artists in New Roles. London: Routledge.

Identifier

Wall_2008.mp3

Rights Holder

Barbara Newman, David Wall

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Original Format

MiniDisc

Digital Format

mp3

Digital Master

wall_16.wav.mp3

Duration

00:06:56

Bit Rate/Frequency

128 kbps/44.1 kHz

Interviewer

Barbara Newman

Interviewee

David Wall, 1946-

Location

London, England

Files

Citation

“David Wall (published 2013),” Dance Dialogues: Interviews by Barbara Newman, 1979-Present, accessed June 16, 2021, http://dancedialogues.prattsils.org/items/show/104.

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