Research & Writing

Caroline Hamilton is a diverse historical researcher and writer. She is a contributing writer for a wide range of publications including; Pointe Magazine, Arts + Culture Texas, The Wonderful World of Dance, Dance Australia Magazine, The Ballet Bag, The Costume Society and Reviews in Australian Studies. Caroline has also writen programme notes and articles for companies including American Ballet Theatre, The Washington Ballet and Boston Ballet.

Caroline was contributing writer and historian for Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story, published by Dorling Kindersley and released in September 2018.

Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story

In 2012 Caroline was a contributing writer for the publication Anna Pavlova, Twentieth Century Ballerina, with Jane Pritchard (London: Booth Clibborn Editors, 2012). Reprinted in an extended edition in October 2013 and translated into Russian April 2015.

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RESEARCH AREAS

  • The Ballets Russes and Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo companies
  • Les Ballets 1933
  • The Anna Pavlova Company
  • Ballet History
  • 20th Century Dance
  • Historic Dress
  • Theatrical Costume
  • Material Culture

The Hammond School Centenary

In 2016 Caroline worked as historian for The Hammond School in Chester. Her role has included researching the history of both the dancing school and historic house, establishing a school archive and creating a series of events, exhibitions and social media to engage the current and past students. See the following link for a glimpse into the research undertaken.

The Hammond History Blog

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