Alberts, Aida

Identity area

Type of entity

Family

Authorized form of name

Alberts, Aida

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Hughesman, Aida

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1933 - present

History

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.

Places

Vancouver, British Columbia (born, trained, performed, teacher)
Toronto, Ontario (dancer)
Winnipeg, Manitoba (dancer)

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Dancer
Dance Teacher
Television and Stage Performer

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

BD; PHD

Maintained by

Institution identifier

RWB

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

RWB Archives

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC