Beryl Grey Obituary, RAD’s Vice President And Former Ballerina Has Died

Beryl Grey Obituary, RAD's Vice President And Former Ballerina Has Died

Beryl Grey Obituary, Death – Beryl began her studies in the art of ballet when she was just four years old and has continued ever since. After receiving a scholarship to study ballet at the Vic-Wells Ballet School when she was just ten years old, she went on to become a member of the Sadler’s Wells Ballet when she was fourteen years old. Her performances in 1957 as Odette/Odile with the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow and Giselle with the Kirov Dance in Leningrad cemented her place in the annals of ballet history. Both of these performances took place in the Soviet Union. Both ballet groups may be found in the territory that was formerly known as the Soviet Union.

She remained active in the dance industry until the middle of the 1960s, during which time she worked as a guest dancer for companies all over the world. During this time, she worked in the dance industry. In 1966, she was appointed to the position of director general of the Arts Educational School and Governor of the London Festival Ballet, and she later went on to lead both of those institutions artistically (1968-79). Because of the enormous body of work that Dame Beryl has contributed, she has been awarded a number of honorary doctorates. These degrees are a mark of appreciation for her.

She was given the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) award in 1973, and then she was elevated to the level of Dame in the same order in 1988. Both of these honors are associated with the British Empire. In 2017, she was bestowed with the honor of being included on the birthday honors list of the late Queen Elizabeth II in the capacity of a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH). In the year 1995, she was presented with an extra honor in the shape of the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award by the Royal Art Dealers Association. This honor was bestowed to her.