- What we collect
- Preserving our collections
- Building our collections
- Selected Library collections
- Collection statistics
- History of the collection
- Processing and describing our collections
The Helpmann files in the Library’s PROMPT collection document the extensive overseas career of Robert Helpmann as dancer, choreographer, director, and actor.
Use the finding aid [793 kb] to search this material.
Helpmann’s career in Australia with the Australian Ballet and other Australian companies, and in the Old Vic Co. tour of Australia in 1955 are not feautured in the PROMPT collection under his name, but are held in the PROMPT files under the respective names of the companies. For example, Helpmann’s Australian and New Zealand tours of Nude with violin are held seperately in the J.C.Williamson General files in the PROMPT Collection.