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Jon Trimmer, Dancer

Jon Trimmer

Director Peter Coates

Production Co Long White Cloud Productions

Producer Bryan Williams

To mark New Zealand Dance Week, we present this Peter Coates directed TVNZ Artsville documentary on Sir Jon Trimmer, one of our most celebrated male dancers.

Sir Jon Trimmer ... Jon T to his friends ... has had a long and illustrious career in dance in New Zealand. Instead of developing an international career overseas, Jon stayed in New Zealand, helping the Royal New Zealand Ballet create an international reputation for excellence. At 65 years of age Jon could look back on a career in ballet that has involved every form of male classical character and touched us all.

This documentary was produced TVNZ’s Artsville series and was broadcast on 20 August 2006.

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