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Background and history of the National Ballet School, founded under the leadership of Miss Betty Oliphant. Purpose and goals of the School. A period of trial. Economic concerns and sources. The combination of artistic and economic pay-off. Prudent investment. Activities, successes and challenges of the National Ballet School. Needs of the School.