Category Archives: Dance

Margot Fonteyn ~ Ballerina Assoluta

Day 290 of Colourisation Project – February 21 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Former director of the Royal Ballet, Anthony Dowell, called her “a guiding light and a shining … Continue reading

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Anna Pavlova – ‘The Broom’

Day 261 of Colourisation Project – January 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. The most-celebrated and influential dancer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Anna Pavlova was … Continue reading

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Doublé Faux Pas ?

Day 197 of Colourisation Project – November 20 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today’s image is a wonderful photo taken circa 1910 of Tamara Karsavina, a Russian prima ballerina. … Continue reading

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Vera Karalli – Black Swan?

Day 193 of Colourisation Project – November 16 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Moscow in 1889, Vera Alexeyevna Karalli was a famous Russian ballerina of the Bolshoi … Continue reading

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Donald O’Connor – Made ‘Em Laugh

Day 143 of Colourisation Project – September 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Exuberant singer-dancer-actor Donald O’Connor, the man who performed one of the greatest solo numbers in the history … Continue reading

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Isadora Duncan – Mother of Modern Dance

Day 130 of Colourisation Project – September 14 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. 87 years ago on this day, September 14, 1927, Angela Isadora Duncan, the Mother of Modern Dance died … Continue reading

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Gene Kelly – The Working Man’s Hoofer

Day 108 of Colourisation Project – August 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, August 23, 1912 Eugene Curran ‘Gene’ Kelly was an American dancer, actor, singer, film … Continue reading

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