‘A Tribute to Fine Schooling'. The Royal Flanders Ballet
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‘A Tribute to Fine Schooling'. The Royal Flanders Ballet

(Erna Metdepenninghen) The Low Countries - 1996, № 4, pp. 74-79

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If Dame Ninette de Valois was the driving force behind the creation of the Royal Ballet in England, then the Royal Flanders Ballet owes its existence to Jeanne Brabants, ‘the woman who taught Flanders to dance professionally'. Under the leadership of Jeanne Brabants and her staff the RFB made considerable progress during its first ten years. At the moment the RFB has some fifty-five dancers of various nationalities, but nevertheless retains a strong Flemish contingent.

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