Carol Bishop-Gwyn
Chasing Perfection: The Life of Celia Franca and Founding of the National Ballet of Canada
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Chasing Perfection: The Life of Celia Franca and Founding of the National Ballet of Canada Carol Bishop-Gwyn A dancer A gifted and uncompromising artist A visionary migr who would fight an uphill battle to establish one of the most prestigious ballet schools in North America.Celia Franca was all that and a lot .She was also feisty and foul mouthed She could be and often was bad tempered and unforgivably arrogant Incandescent in her capacity to inspire she could justA dancer A gifted and uncompromising artist A visionary migr who would fight an uphill battle to establish one of the most prestigious ballet schools in North America.Celia Franca was all that and a lot .She was also feisty and foul mouthed She could be and often was bad tempered and unforgivably arrogant Incandescent in her capacity to inspire she could just as easily destroy a dream with a withering glance After years in the limelight she spiraled into a wasteland of alcohol and failed marriage and bitter loneliness only to rise again.The hurdles she faced were monumental First, she was a woman When she arrived in Canada from England in the 1950s there was no money for the arts Rehearsal space did not exist Shows were staged in high school gymnasiums There was no artists community nor critics to help promote dance as a worthwhile cultural activity There were no corporate benefactors at all interested in sponsoring dance in Canada.Celia, however, in this as in so many other areas of her life, simply refused to take no for an answer If she had to raise her voice if she had to raise some hell to get what she wanted so be it.A flaws and all portrait of a truly unique pioneer, Chasing Perfection transcends genre this is an unforgettable portrait of a woman with a dream of inspiring an entire culture to embrace the world of dance.. Chasing Perfection The Life of Celia Franca and Founding of the National Ballet of Canada A dancer A gifted and uncompromising artist A visionary migr who would fight an uphill battle to establish one of the most prestigious ballet schools in North America Celia Franca was all that and a l
  • Title: Chasing Perfection: The Life of Celia Franca and Founding of the National Ballet of Canada
  • Author: Carol Bishop-Gwyn
  • ISBN: 9781554703159
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Chasing Perfection: The Life of Celia Franca and Founding of the National Ballet of Canada Carol Bishop-Gwyn

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