Fonds - Aida Alberts fonds

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Aida Alberts fonds

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1 folder of textual material +2 photographs

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(1933 -)

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Aida Alberts was born February 23, 1933 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her dance training began in Vancouver and in the early 1950’s she moved to Toronto to dance with the Ballet Interlude at the Canadian School of Ballet. She joined the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in 1953 as a member of the corps de ballet. She returned to Vancouver after the fire that destroyed the RWB building in June of 1954, where she performed for television and stage productions. She and her mother Mary Alberts later opened their own dance studios. She married Gary Hughesman in 1957. She belonged to the Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association and served as its president in the 1990s. Aida Alberts Hughesman most recently taught Ballet/Musical Theatre/Spanish Dance at the Maple Ridge Seniors Activity Centre in British Columbia.

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The records of Aida Alberts were collected by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Alumni Association.

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The Aida Alberts fonds includes: biographical information [1951- 1990]; alumni questionnaire (1990); and photographs (1952).

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