The Ram Gopal British Commonwealth School of Dance, Drama and Music – Advertisement

Series nameRam Gopal: 1960 - 1969

This is an A4 black and white photocopy of an advertisement for Ram Gopal’s school of dance, which was placed in the Dancing Times, in July-August 1963. By this time, Gopal had changed the name of his dancing school to ‘The Ram Gopal British Commonwealth School of Dance, Drama and Music’. Based in London, Ram Gopal had also recruited renowned dancer, performer and later television actress, Zohra Segal to act as Principle of the school. Ram Gopal placed a number of advertisements for the establishment of classical dance schools; however none of these ever came to fruition.

Date of Creation / Publication1963
CreatorGopal, Ram
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberRam Gopal Collection (GB 2661 RGL)
Catalogue NumberRGL/DEC/1960/6
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Ann David, academic researcher and friend of Ram Gopal, and with Pam Cullen, Executor of the Ram Gopal Estate.
Series notesThis grouping showcases several advertisements for Ram Gopal's school of dancing. Photographs and flyers from the 1960s are also featured.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Ram Gopal Collection dates back to 1938 and includes black and white as well as colour photographs, several flyers and extracts from books including Ram Gopal's autobiography. The items also include newspaper articles, images of dance costumes, slides, advertisements and performance programmes.