Jordan Beth Vincent

Jordan Beth Vincent

Jordan Beth Vincent holds a PhD in twentieth-century Australian dance history from the University of Melbourne (2010). She currently lectures in dance analysis and history at the Victorian College of the Arts.

Jordan Beth Vincent reviews 'Luminous' edited by Kate Scott and Lorelei Vashti

June 2012, no. 342 24 May 2012
At the closing performance of the Borovansky Ballet in 1961, Peggy van Praagh stepped onstage and spoke about the importance of founding an Australian ballet company. Harold Holt, the serving federal treasurer, went backstage to pledge his personal support. Van Praagh’s celebrated history as a dancer and director overseas made her the perfect candidate to run such a company. ... (read more)