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Henry Miles Oral History, 2008

 Item
Identifier: D009.07.0004.00007

Overview

Interview with Henry Miles conducted by Sandra Minton.

Dates

  • 2008

Creator

Digital Repository

Henry Miles Oral History

Rights and Usage Statement

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Biographical / Historical

Henry Miles became interested in dance as a child because his mother was a ballroom dancer. He won his first ballroom competition at six years old. Miles studied ballet at the Royal Academy of Dance but took time off to serve with the Royal Air Force in WWII. After the war, Miles returned to dance, working for Ballet Rampert. Miles danced with the Royal Ballet, London Metropolitan Ballet, and Sadler's Wells Opera Ballet. Miles moved to the United States in 1957 to pursue a teaching career. After working in theater and doing freelance teaching, Miles settled at Colorado State University. There he started a student ballet company, Le Petit Ballet de Chambre. Miles retired from CSU in 1989.

Extent

3 items (sound tape cassette)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This seris contains oral histories, transcripts, photos, and clippings.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good 4 cassette tapes

Provenance

Gift of the Friends of the Carson Brierly Dance Library, 2004.

General

reformatted digital

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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