Alexander Schouvaloff (published 1987)

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Title

Alexander Schouvaloff (published 1987)

Description

In anticipation of its opening, Schouvaloff defines the Theatre Museum's scope, mission, and its importance within the context of contemporary London culture.

Biographical note:

Descended from Russian aristocrats, Alexander Schouvaloff was born in England in 1928. From 1965 he worked as a theater administrator and director organizing such productions as Euripides’ The Trojan Women and The Cherry Orchard. Later he became director of North West Arts (UK). He was the founder-curator of the Theatre Museum, a branch of the Victoria and Albert Museum, in the Covent Garden district in London focusing on the history of the performing arts. Schouvaloff left the museum in 1989, and in 2007 it closed. He published a number of books on the history of the performing arts, with a focus on set and costume design and was an acknowledged authority on the great Russian ballet impresario, Diaghilev. Schouvaloff passed away in 2013 at age 84.

Publisher

Pratt SILS LIS-665, Barbara Newman

Date Created

February 19, 1987

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Copyright

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Is Part Of

Newman, B. (April 1987). Speaking of Dance. The Dancing Times.

Identifier

Schouvaloff_Alexander_1987.mp3

Provenance

Interviews recorded on cassette by Barbara Newman

Rights Holder

Barbara Newman, Estate of Alexander Schouvaloff

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Audio Cassette

Digital Format

mp3

Digital Master

BNDA_Schouvaloff_Alexander_1987_02_19.wav

Duration

00:05:57

Bit Rate/Frequency

64 kbps/44.1 kHz

Interviewer

Barbara Newman

Interviewee

Alexander Schouvaloff, 1928-2013

Files

Collection

Citation

“Alexander Schouvaloff (published 1987),” Dance Dialogues: Interviews by Barbara Newman, 1979-Present, accessed June 16, 2021, http://dancedialogues.prattsils.org/items/show/80.

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