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Frank Staff

Biography: Dancer with Ballet Club (later Ballet Rambert) 1933-1941, 1945, 1947-1948; choreographer
Archive catalogue: DS/UK/1095

Works

Czerny 2
Frank Staff, 1941
Czernyana
Frank Staff, 1939
Enigma Variations
Frank Staff, 1940
La Peri
Frank Staff, 1938
Un Songe
Frank Staff, 1945
The Tartans
Frank Staff, 1938
The Two Igors
Frank Staff, 1938

Performances

Date ↿⇂ Dance Work ⇃⇂ Role ↿⇂ Venue ↿⇂
3 Apr 1938
Evening
à La Russe* Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
6 Apr 1938
Evening
Alcina Suite Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
6 Jan 1935
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Adolphe Mercury Theatre, London
7 Apr 1935
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Gustave Mercury Theatre, London
9 Jun 1936
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Adolphe Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1936
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Adolphe Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Feb 1937
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Adolphe Duchess Theatre, London
23 Feb 1937
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Adolphe Duchess Theatre, London
18 Jun 1937
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Le Vieux Marcheur Birmingham Repertory Theatre
18 Jun 1937
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Adolphe Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Jun 1937
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Adolphe Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Jun 1937
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Le Vieux Marcheur Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Feb 1938
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Le Vieux Marcheur Mercury Theatre, London
2 Oct 1938
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergére Le Vieux Marcheur Mercury Theatre, London
5 Dec 1939
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Le Vieux Marcheur Duchess Theatre, London
20 Jun 1940
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Le Vieux Marcheur The Arts Theatre Club, London
28 Jun 1940
Evening
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Le Vieux Marcheur The Arts Theatre Club, London
9 Jun 1936
Evening
Bluebird Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1936
Evening
Bluebird Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
28 Oct 1934
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-Danse Mercury Theatre, London
28 Oct 1934
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Mercury Theatre, London
12 Jun 1936
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-Danse Birmingham Repertory Theatre
12 Jun 1936
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Jun 1936
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-Danse Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Jun 1936
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Birmingham Repertory Theatre
29 Nov 1936
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-Danse Mercury Theatre, London
29 Nov 1936
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Mercury Theatre, London
10 Jun 1937
Matinee
Capriol Suite Mattachins Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Matinee
Capriol Suite Basse-Danse Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Matinee
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'Air Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Matinee
Capriol Suite Pavane Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-Danse Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'Air Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Evening
Capriol Suite Pavane Birmingham Repertory Theatre
16 Mar 1938
Evening
Capriol Suite Pavane Mercury Theatre, London
16 Mar 1938
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Mercury Theatre, London
16 Mar 1938
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-Danse Mercury Theatre, London
16 Mar 1938
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'Air Mercury Theatre, London
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Capriol Suite Mattachins Mercury Theatre, London
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Capriol Suite Basse-Danse Mercury Theatre, London
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Capriol Suite Pieds-en-l'Air Mercury Theatre, London
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Capriol Suite Pavane Mercury Theatre, London
21 Aug 1941
Lunch
Chopiniana Pas de Deux The Arts Theatre Club, London
21 Aug 1941
Lunch
Chopiniana Mazurka The Arts Theatre Club, London
21 Aug 1941
Lunch
Chopiniana Nocturne The Arts Theatre Club, London
6 Jan 1935
Evening
Cinderella* A Courtier Mercury Theatre, London
2 Oct 1938
Evening
Cinderella The Prince Mercury Theatre, London
16 Jun 1935
Evening
Circus Wings* Trapezist Mercury Theatre, London
16 Jun 1935
Evening
Circus Wings* The Boxing Kangaroo Mercury Theatre, London
13 Feb 1938
Evening
Croquis de ''Mercure'' (Sketches for ''Mercury'')* Entrée de Mercure Mercury Theatre, London
13 Feb 1938
Evening
Croquis de ''Mercure'' (Sketches for ''Mercury'')* Danse de Tendresse Mercury Theatre, London
13 Feb 1938
Evening
Croquis de ''Mercure'' (Sketches for ''Mercury'')* Danse de Six Mercury Theatre, London
13 Feb 1938
Evening
Croquis de ''Mercure'' (Sketches for ''Mercury'')* Colère de Cérbère Mercury Theatre, London
3 Apr 1938
Evening
Croquis de ''Mercure'' (Sketches for ''Mercury'') Entrée de Mercure Mercury Theatre, London
3 Apr 1938
Evening
Croquis de ''Mercure'' (Sketches for ''Mercury'') Danse de Tendresse Mercury Theatre, London
3 Apr 1938
Evening
Croquis de ''Mercure'' (Sketches for ''Mercury'') Danse de Six Mercury Theatre, London
3 Apr 1938
Evening
Croquis de ''Mercure'' (Sketches for ''Mercury'') Colère de Cérbère Mercury Theatre, London
14 Nov 1937
Evening
Cross Gartered* Sir Andrew Mercury Theatre, London
15 May 1941
Lunch
Czerny 2* Revéil The Arts Theatre Club, London
15 May 1941
Lunch
Czerny 2* Se Habla Espanol The Arts Theatre Club, London
15 May 1941
Lunch
Czerny 2* Variation Partagée The Arts Theatre Club, London
15 May 1941
Lunch
Czerny 2* Pas de Trois The Arts Theatre Club, London
5 Dec 1939
Evening
Czernyana* Variation Partagée Duchess Theatre, London
5 Dec 1939
Evening
Czernyana* Improvisation Duchess Theatre, London
8 Feb 1940
Evening
Czernyana Variation Partagée The Arts Theatre Club, London
8 Feb 1940
Evening
Czernyana Improvisation The Arts Theatre Club, London
26 Nov 1940
Evening
Czernyana Variation Partagée Arts Theatre Cambridge
26 Nov 1940
Evening
Czernyana Improvisation Arts Theatre Cambridge
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Dances from ''Lac des Cygnes'' The Prince Mercury Theatre, London
10 Nov 1935
Evening
Dances from Aurora's Wedding Bluebird Mercury Theatre, London
10 Nov 1935
Evening
Dances from Aurora's Wedding Pas de dix Mercury Theatre, London
10 Jun 1937
Matinee
Death and the Maiden Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
14 Jun 1937
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
18 Jun 1937
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Jun 1937
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
16 Mar 1938
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
1 May 1940
Time unknown
Death and the Maiden Dancer Arts Theatre Cambridge
28 Jun 1940
Evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer The Arts Theatre Club, London
1 Oct 1940
After-lunch
Death and the Maiden Dancer The Arts Theatre Club, London
5 Jul 1941
Early evening
Death and the Maiden Dancer The Arts Theatre Club, London
26 Nov 1940
Evening
Enigma Variations* 3rd Variation Arts Theatre Cambridge
26 Nov 1940
Evening
Enigma Variations* 2nd Variation Arts Theatre Cambridge
18 Jun 1937
Evening
Foyer de Danse Le Maître de Ballet Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Jun 1937
Evening
Foyer de Danse Le Maître de Ballet Birmingham Repertory Theatre
6 Jul 1940
Matinee
Gala Performance* Cavalier Theatre Royal, Brighton
1 Oct 1940
After-lunch
Gala Performance Cavalier The Arts Theatre Club, London
26 Nov 1940
Evening
Gala Performance Cavalier Arts Theatre Cambridge
24 Oct 1937
Evening
Jardin aux Lilas Guest Mercury Theatre, London
14 Jun 1937
Evening
L'Après-midi d'un faune The Faun Birmingham Repertory Theatre
20 Jun 1940
Evening
La Fête étrange* Julien The Arts Theatre Club, London
13 May 1941
After-lunch
La Fête étrange Julien, a country boy The Arts Theatre Club, London
8 Nov 1936
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse* The Virtuoso Mercury Theatre, London
29 Nov 1936
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse The Virtuoso Mercury Theatre, London
10 Jun 1937
Matinee
La Muse s'Amuse The Virtuoso Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse The Virtuoso Birmingham Repertory Theatre
24 Oct 1937
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse The Virtuoso Mercury Theatre, London
14 Nov 1937
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse The Virtuoso Mercury Theatre, London
3 Apr 1938
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse The Virtuoso Mercury Theatre, London
6 Apr 1938
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse The Virtuoso Mercury Theatre, London
5 Dec 1939
Evening
La Muse s'Amuse The Virtuoso Duchess Theatre, London
6 Apr 1938
Evening
La Péri Iskender Mercury Theatre, London
7 Apr 1935
Evening
La Valse Chez Madame Récamier Pas de Quatre Mercury Theatre, London
28 Jun 1940
Evening
Lady into Fox Huntsman The Arts Theatre Club, London
4 Jul 1940
Matinee
Lady into Fox Huntsman Theatre Royal, Brighton
6 Jul 1940
Matinee
Lady into Fox Huntsman Theatre Royal, Brighton
18 Jun 1937
Evening
Le Boxing The English Champion Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Jun 1937
Evening
Le Boxing The English Champion Birmingham Repertory Theatre
7 Apr 1935
Evening
Le Cricket Umpire Mercury Theatre, London
19 Feb 1937
Evening
Le Cricket Batsman Duchess Theatre, London
14 Jun 1937
Evening
Le Cricket The Batsman Birmingham Repertory Theatre
18 Jun 1937
Evening
Le Cricket The Batsman Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Jun 1937
Evening
Le Cricket The Batsman Birmingham Repertory Theatre
16 Mar 1938
Evening
Le Péri* Iskender Mercury Theatre, London
12 Jun 1936
Evening
Le Rugby The Rugby Player Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Jun 1936
Evening
Le Rugby The Rugby Player Birmingham Repertory Theatre
6 Jul 1940
Matinee
Le Rugby The Player Theatre Royal, Brighton
5 Dec 1939
Evening
Les Masques (ou, Changement de Dames) A Personage Duchess Theatre, London
7 May 1941
Tea
Les Masques (ou, Changement de Dames) A Personage The Arts Theatre Club, London
6 Jul 1940
Matinee
Les Sylphides Mazurka Theatre Royal, Brighton
6 Jul 1940
Matinee
Les Sylphides Nocturne Theatre Royal, Brighton
6 Jul 1940
Matinee
Les Sylphides Grand pas de deux Theatre Royal, Brighton
2 Jun 1947
Evening
Les Sylphides Nocturne Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
2 Jun 1947
Evening
Les Sylphides Mazurka Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
2 Jun 1947
Evening
Les Sylphides Grande Valse Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
13 Jun 1934
Evening
Mephisto Valse* Young Man Mercury Theatre, London
14 Nov 1937
Evening
Mephisto Valse Young Man Mercury Theatre, London
3 Oct 1940
After-lunch
Mephisto Valse Faust The Arts Theatre Club, London
15 May 1941
Lunch
Mephisto Valse Faust The Arts Theatre Club, London
4 Feb 1935
Evening
Mephisto Waltz Young Man Duke of York's Theatre, London
19 Feb 1937
Evening
Mephisto Waltz Faust Duchess Theatre, London
4 Mar 1934
Evening
Mermaid* His Friend Mercury Theatre, London
22 Apr 1934
Evening
Mermaid His Friend Mercury Theatre, London
15 May 1934
Evening
Mermaid His Friend Mercury Theatre, London
13 Jun 1934
Evening
Mermaid His Friend Mercury Theatre, London
16 Jun 1935
Evening
Mermaid His Friend Mercury Theatre, London
9 Jun 1936
Evening
Mermaid His Friend Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1936
Evening
Mermaid His Friend Birmingham Repertory Theatre
18 Jun 1937
Evening
Mermaid His Friend Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Jun 1937
Evening
Mermaid His Friend Birmingham Repertory Theatre
1 May 1940
Time unknown
Mermaid The Prince Arts Theatre Cambridge
29 Oct 1933
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler* One of Three Rustics Mercury Theatre, London
12 Jun 1936
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler A Cobbler Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Jun 1936
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler A Cobbler Birmingham Repertory Theatre
19 Feb 1937
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler A Cobbler Duchess Theatre, London
14 Jun 1937
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler A Cobbler Birmingham Repertory Theatre
16 Jan 1938
Evening
Our Lady's Juggler A Cobbler Mercury Theatre, London
19 Mar 1939
Evening
Paris-Soir* Anarchist Mercury Theatre, London
7 May 1941
Tea
Pas de Deux Pas de Deux The Arts Theatre Club, London
8 Nov 1936
Evening
Passionate Pavane Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
29 Nov 1936
Evening
Passionate Pavane Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
14 Jun 1937
Evening
Passionate Pavane Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
7 May 1941
Tea
Passionate Pavane Dancer The Arts Theatre Club, London
1 Oct 1940
Lunch
Peter and the Wolf (A Fable Without a Moral) Grandfather The Arts Theatre Club, London
31 Dec 1933
Evening
Récamier* Pas de Quatre Mercury Theatre, London
28 Jun 1940
Evening
Soirée Musicale* 5. Tarantella The Arts Theatre Club, London
14 Jun 1937
Evening
Suite of Airs Dancer Birmingham Repertory Theatre
12 Jun 1936
Evening
The Descent of Hebe Mercury Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Jun 1936
Evening
The Descent of Hebe Mercury Birmingham Repertory Theatre
24 Oct 1937
Evening
The Descent of Hebe Hercules Mercury Theatre, London
7 Apr 1935
Evening
The Lady of Shalott Reaper Mercury Theatre, London
14 Jun 1937
Evening
The Lady of Shalott Sir Lancelot Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Matinee
The Planets Mortal born under Venus Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Evening
The Planets Mortal born under Venus Birmingham Repertory Theatre
20 Jun 1940
Evening
The Planets The Planet The Arts Theatre Club, London
10 Nov 1935
Evening
The Rape of the Lock* Sir Plume (''of earnest eyes, and round, unthinking face'') Mercury Theatre, London
2 Jun 1947
Evening
The Sailor's Return* Harry Targett (William's Brother) Sadler's Wells Theatre, London
10 Jun 1937
Matinee
The Strike of Wives Husband to Lysistrata Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1937
Evening
The Strike of Wives Husband to Lysistrata Birmingham Repertory Theatre
3 Apr 1938
Evening
The Strike of Wives (Lysistrata) Husband to Lysistrata Mercury Theatre, London
2 Mar 1942
Evening
The Tales of Hoffmann (dances in the opera)* Paris Strand Theatre, London
2 Mar 1942
Evening
The Tales of Hoffmann (dances in the opera)* Paris Strand Theatre, London
15 Jun 1942
Evening
The Tales of Hoffmann (dances in the opera) Paris Opera House, Manchester
15 Jun 1942
Evening
The Tales of Hoffmann (dances in the opera) Paris Opera House, Manchester
16 Jan 1938
Evening
The Tartans* A Laddie Mercury Theatre, London
13 Feb 1938
Evening
The Tartans A Laddie Mercury Theatre, London
16 Mar 1938
Evening
The Tartans A Laddie Mercury Theatre, London
6 Apr 1938
Evening
The Two Igors Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
16 Jan 1938
Evening
Trio (Lachrymae) Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
2 Oct 1938
Evening
Trio (Lachrymae) Dancer Mercury Theatre, London
23 Oct 1945
Evening
Un Songe* People Real or Imaginary Theatre Royal, Norwich
4 Feb 1935
Evening
Valentine's Eve* François Duke of York's Theatre, London
2 Oct 1938
Evening
Valse Finale* Guest Mercury Theatre, London
9 Jun 1936
Evening
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales François Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10 Jun 1936
Evening
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales François Birmingham Repertory Theatre
12 Jun 1936
Evening
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales François Birmingham Repertory Theatre
13 Jun 1936
Evening
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales François Birmingham Repertory Theatre
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