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Hopps, Stuart (b1942), choreographer, director and teacher

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Surname: Hopps
Forenames: Stuart
Gender: Male
Date: b1942
History: Stuart Hopps is a choreographer, director, teacher and educator. He has worked on many major productions with leading directors and producers including Peter Hall, Kenneth Branagh, Trevor Nunn, Ang Lee and Derek Jarman. He has choreographed for the English National Opera, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera. He was the Founder Director of Scottish Ballet's Movable Workshop. He has sat on numerous boards and committees including: Founder Chairman, Dance Panel, Greater London Arts Association 1976-1979; Chairman, British Association of Choreographers 1990-2000; Member Dance Panel, Arts Council of Great Britain 1976-1980; Member Accreditation Committee, Council for Dance Education and Training 1984-1993; and Chair, Schools Committee, Council for Education and Training 2000-2004. He has held numerous teaching posts including Senior Lecturer in Dance, Laban 1975-1978 and Director MA Studies Laban 1986-1989. In 2007 he received an Honorary Doctorate from City University and in 2009 a citation of Honour for Lifetime Achievement from Sarah Lawrence College, New York.
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P219862
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c2002-2010: papers incl mss drafts, choreographic notes for films and plays with photographs and theatre programmes.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive
See Annual Return 2010
2
notes and dance theatre programmes
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive
3
c1975 - 1988: administrative and personal papers with theatre programmes rel to Hopps' work in musical theatre, film, opera and dance.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive
4
1955-2012: additional corresp, notebooks, dance theatre programmes, diaries, photographs and press cuttings
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive
See Annual Return 2014

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