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Helpmann

Sir Robert. 1909--86, Australian ballet dancer and choreographer: his ballets include Miracle in the Gorbals (1944), Display (1965), and Yugen (1965)
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When the Helpmann Awards (Australia's Tony Awards) takes place there, The Green Room is very full, and very fun.
Over the years he had a respectable share of leading roles, many of them created by some of the great choreographers of the twentieth century--Frederick Ashton, Ninette de Valois, John Cranko, Robert Helpmann, and Kenneth MacMillan among others.
Most recently, the show won five Helpmann Awards in Australia including best musical.
Constant never did visit his father's adopted land, but from the 1930s he surrounded himself with Aussie expatriates, including soprano Joan Hammond, composer Arthur Benjamin, dancer Sir Robert Helpmann, and pianist Gordon Watson.
Created in the 1940s by Robert Helpmann (best known as the child catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), it is no wonder that it's so edgy.
Nurse Williams later explains that Cassidy is the daughter of Doctor Roget (Robert Helpmann in the original, Charles Dance in the remake), a wretched soul who grew up alone in the institution.
(33) They believed that the strength of their work must come 'from within oneself'.34 Others in the group included actors Agnes Dobson, Patricia Hackett, and Robert Helpmann, and dancers Mina Bauer, Walter Dasborough, and Joan Joske from Melbourne.
Grossman and Helpmann (1991) show that knowledge spillovers are not limited to domestic investment, as international trade can also familialize a country with certain technologies that did not previously exist in that country.
A musician, educator and researcher, he was nominated for Best Original Score in the 2012 Helpmann Awards, received the Department of Education WA Barry Hayward Outstanding Aboriginal Educator Award in 2010 and is the current JS Battye Research Fellow at the State Library of Western Australia.
In this revealing film portrait, made two years before her death, she remembers her life from her first dancing lesson when she was four years old, alongside recollections from figures such as Ninette de Valois, Frederick Ashton, Robert Helpmann and Rudolf Nureyev.