About The Author

Betty Oliphant

Born in London, England, Betty Oliphant founded and directed Canada’s National Ballet School for more than a quarter century and was also Ballet Mistress and Associate Artistic Director of the National Ballet of Canada. A major and sometimes controversial figure in the development of dance in Canada, she is a Companion to the Order of Canada and the recipient of many other honours. She lives in Toronto’s Cabbagetown.

Books by Betty Oliphant