Music: Ballet in Chicago

When Ruth Page was a 12-year-old in Indianapolis she saw Anna Pavlowa dance. Then & there she determined to wear fancy costumes and spin on her toes some day. Three years later Ruth Page was touring in Pavlowa's own company.

When Chicago reorganized its opera last year Ruth Page's ambition was to build up a ballet which, free from stuffy traditions, would provide as good entertainment as the operas themselves. Directors had so much faith in Dancer Ruth Page that they broke all opera precedent. Beginning last week they allotted her Friday evenings for...

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