(Study Guide) A Thousand Encores: The Ballets Russes in Australia

A Thousand Encores tells the fascinating and important story of how one of the greatest ballet companies of the twentieth century - the celebrated Ballets Russes - came to Australia and awoke the nation, transforming the cultural landscape of conservative 1930s Australia and leaving a rich legacy that lasts to this day. A Thousand Encores has relevance to the following Key Learning Areas: Art (Dance, Music, Theatre, Art and Design), Cultural Studies, History (Australian and 1930s-1940s) and SOSE/HSIE. It could also fit into themed English units focusing on identity (cultural, historical, artistic), character and relationships.

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