Ballet Professionals

These are the Ballet professionals that were a part of David’s dancing life.

David Adams: In Memorium

Personal reflections on the passing of an historic figure More

Natalia Makarova

“Natalia Makarova came to the West”, says David, “to dance the more contemporary repertoire” More

Has the Magic Gone?

Maria Fay on the state of dance (1999)… More

Lawrence Vaughan Adams

Lawrence Vaughan Adams was the younger brother of David Adams, and also took up dancing as a profession initially for health reasons. The following is per Davids’ writings… More

Maria Fay

In 1961, David left the National Ballet of Canada and traveled to London England, and through a friend, met up with Maria Fay. More

Enrico Cecchetti

Early in 1941,I was rehearsing for my Grade 4 R.A.D. exam with Gweneth Lloyd More

On Choreographers

I have said earlier in this document that I believe choreographers are born, not created, and I am still very much of that mind More

Adeline Genee

Dame Adeline Genee was born Anina Jensen in Aarhus, Jutland, Denmark in 1878 More

Stanislas Idzikowski, the Forgotten Dancer

Teacher, dancer and choreographer More

Adeline Genee: perennial wonder child

Dame Adeline Genee was born Anina Jensen in Aarhus, Jutland, Denmark in 1878. She was described as “witchery, a fairy to the dance, a perennial wonder child, a beloved favorite.” Genee devoted her career to setting the dance once again … More