Fonds - Alfa Liepa

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Alfa Liepa

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  • 1956 (Creation)
    Creator
    Liepa, Alfa
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    Winnipeg

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1 folder of textual materials + 1 photograph

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(1900s)

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Alfa Liepa was born in Lithuania and received his dance education at the Lithuanian Opera Ballet School and the Kassel Opera School in Germany. Before dancing with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet as a Principal during the 1956-1957 season, Alfa danced with the Lithuanian Ballet Company, Concert Tours of Germany, Kassel Opera Company, Kansas City Summer Theatre and the Agnes de Mille Dance Company. By 1959, he was teaching at the Pittsburgh Ballet Company and in 1968 founded the Ballet Arts Studio in Miami.

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The records of Alfa Liepa held at the RWB Archives were collected by members of the RWB Alumni Association.

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The Alfa Liepa fonds includes an excerpt from a souvenir programme (1956).

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