De Valois And Her Choreographers

A look at the relationship between Ninette De Valois and her choreographers, in whom she encouraged a great deal of ambition.

The resulting successes included Frederick Ashton's first three-act ballet `Cinderalla', John Cranko's `The Prince of the Pagodas' to a score commissioned from Benjamin Britten, and Ashton's `La fille mal gardee'.

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A look at the relationship between Ninette De Valois and her choreographers, in whom she encouraged a great deal of ambition.

The resulting successes included Frederick Ashton's first three-act ballet `Cinderalla', John Cranko's `The Prince of the Pagodas' to a score commissioned from Benjamin Britten, and Ashton's `La fille mal gardee'.