He danced in the ballet, "Le Lac Des Cygnes Act II," "La Boutique Fatasque," and "Hamlet," in a Sadler's Wells Ballet production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Moira Shearer, John Hart, Michael Somes, Alexander Grant, Alexis Rassine, Donald Britton, Leonide Massine, Alexandra Danilova, Nadia ...
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Sir Robert Helpmann
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Theatre remains the only thing I understand. It is in the community of the theatre that I have my being. In spite of jealousies and fears, emotional conflicts and human tensions; in spite of the penalty of success and the dread of failure; in spite of tears and feverish gaiety -- this is the only life I know. It is the life I love.
He was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1964 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to ballet.