Fonds - Caroline Gruber fonds

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Caroline Gruber fonds

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  • 1987-2007 (Creation)
    Gruber, Caroline

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1 cm textual material + 2 photographs

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Biographical history

Caroline Gruber was born May 29, 1963 in New York City, but was raised in London, England. She began her dance training at the Royal Ballet School in London at the age of eight, where she spent nine years. She made her professional debut with the Dutch National Ballet in September of 1980, where she danced for six years. She joined the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in 1988 as a second soloist and was promoted to first soloist the following year. Caroline retired from dancing in May of 2000. Since 2007 she has been teaching, coaching and setting repertoire in the Professional and Recreational Division of the RWB School. She also works extensively with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company, mainly assisting in the staging of classical repertoire such as Nutcracker and Swan Lake.

Custodial history

The records of Caroline Gruber came to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet archives as part of a transfer of records from the RWB and were also collected by the Alumni Association.

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The Caroline Gruber fonds includes the following series: biographical information (1988-2007); newspaper articles (1988-2000); review quotes (1992-2000); Het National Ballet (1987); correspondence (1990); and photographs (1989).

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The responsibility for conforming with copyright, libel and privacy legislation lies with the researcher.

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Caroline Gruber has a collection of VHS video tapes housed within the audio-visual collection.

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