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Title Australian Story: Tatiana Is Dancing
Published Australia : ABC, 2012
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Summary Introduced by Caroline JonesTanya Pearson has shaped the careers of hundreds of aspiring Australian dancers and at 75 continues to teach classical ballet full time. But it wasn't until recently, when her daughter began delving into her mother's history, that the personal story behind Mrs Pearson's success emerged.Nicole Sharp discovered a miraculous story of survival that began when her mother, then known as Tatiana, entered a Russian orphanage at the age of two. As a child she escaped the war torn Ukraine and survived a massacre in post-war Germany before emigrating to Australia and a new life.In a moving tribute, Nicole Sharp and choreographer Paul Boyd transformed these experiences into a memorable ballet production of her mother's life which was performed to hundreds of friends and former students last weekend
Event Broadcast 2012-08-13 at 20:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Ballet dancers -- Attitudes.
Dance teachers.
Women -- Conduct of life.
Form Streaming video
Author Jones, Caroline, host
Boyd, Paul, contributor
Dunn, Lucinda, contributor
Hancox, Stephanie, contributor
Loudon, Evan, contributor
Mcallister, David, contributor
Pearson, Keith, contributor
Pearson, Tanya, contributor
Sharp, Nicole, contributor