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Helpmann

(ˈhɛlpmən)
n
(Biography) Sir Robert. 1909–86, Australian ballet dancer and choreographer: his ballets include Miracle in the Gorbals (1944), Display (1965), and Yugen (1965)
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After featuring as Mabel in The Production Company's The Pirates of Penzance, Claire earned a Green Room Award (Australia) nomination as well as receiving a Helpmann (Australia) nomination after performing the role of Hope Harcourt for the national tour of Anything Goes in The Production Company's concert version of Jerry's Girls.
It was quite weird having Robert Helpmann read you a bedtime story - although he was a lovely man and a ballet dancer to trade.
Nell Benjamin (Music & Lyrics) Nell co-wrote the score to Legally Blonde, the Musical with composer Laurence O'Keefe, which received Tony Award nominations, Drama Desk nominations, and the Olivier and Helpmann Awards for Best Musical.
The production also won five awards at the Tony Awards, 13 Helpmann Awards including 'Best Musical' 'Best Choreography in a Musical' and 'Best Original Score'.
The creepy Childcatcher played by Australian-born ballet star Sir Robert Helpmann was the stuff of nightmares and is still regularly voted one of the scariest film characters.
The creepy Childcatcher, played by Australian-born ballet star Sir Robert Helpmann, was the stuff of nightmares, and is still regularly voted one of the scariest film characters.
Originally created on Dame Margot Fonteyn and Sir Robert Helpmann, this stirring and enigmatic ballet will feature Marcelo Gomes in the principal role of the Poet.
She was a recipient of the prestigious Helpmann Academy Grant which allowed her to undertake two Professional Development Tours in Germany where she studied with Ralph Manno, Chen Halevi, Norbert Kaiser and Wolfgang Meyer.
In Australia, they were awarded the Helpmann Award (Australia's Tony) for Comedy Performance of the Year.
Tim has been celebrated globally for writing the music and lyrics for Matilda the Musical, which has become one of the most acclaimed musicals of the last 20 years, winning a record seven Olivier Awards, 13 Helpmann Awards and five Tony Awards.
It reached the stage in Melbourne in 2004 and Sydney in 2005, and later that year won the Helpmann Award for Best Play (along with Best New Australian Work).