Life and Times: Season 5, Episode 12

Renaissance Woman: The Life and Times of Veronica Tennant (30 Jan. 2001)

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Over her 25-year dance career, Veronica Tennant's reputation grew to international stature along with that of the National Ballet of Canada. She earned accolades in every major classical ... See full summary »

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Over her 25-year dance career, Veronica Tennant's reputation grew to international stature along with that of the National Ballet of Canada. She earned accolades in every major classical role as well as having several ballets choreographed for her. And although she retired from the ballet 11 years ago, she has never stopped working. She is a wife, mother, broadcaster, children's author, television producer and director - a true Renaissance woman. With film footage documenting her entire career and interviews with National Ballet of Canada icon Celia Franca, ballet superstars Rex Harrington and Evelyn Hart, writer Timothy Findley, and her friends and family, Veronica Tennant: Renaissance Woman explores the many sides of one of Canada's greatest artists, Veronica Tennant. In 1955, the Tennants came to Canada from London, England to make a new life for themselves and their two girls. Dancing from the age of four, nine classes a week, then homework until 11 p.m, every night. At age 18, ... Written by MDf Productions Inc.

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