CHILDREN OF THE MIST Retrospective
MISS LEIGH BREWER, well-known Wellington ballet teacher and choreographer, who found her inspiration in the advice of Dame Margot Fonteyn, her story in Maori legend and her encouragement in the enthusiasm with which each colleague she called on rose to the challenge of creating an all-New Zealand ballet.
AT THE STATE OPERA HOUSE, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND
Were You There?
A MILESTONE IN THE HISTORY OF DANCE IN NEW ZEALAND
“A Momentous Occasion for Ballet in New Zealand.” Evening Post
The Wellington City Ballet Company was formed especially to produce the first original New Zealand Two Act Ballet titled “Children of the Mist” [based on Elsdon Best's enthralling mystery legend of the same title].
DID YOU AUDITION to join the Company?
DID YOU PLAY in the orchestra of magnetic Alex Lindsay?
WERE YOU a classical vocalist accompanying a unique smaller ballet “Pavane”?
DID YOU WORK with designer Harry Baker?
DID YOU KNOW the composer Christopher Small, writer of many books on music and who lectured
in English universities, USA and the Netherlands?
DO YOU REMEMBER Leigh Brewer, Dancer, Choreographer, Director, Sculptor?
WERE YOU a member of the audience during this momentous Ballet Season?
WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU
Please contact Leigh Brewer by 31 July 2012 on email@example.com