Gabrielle Ray

'Gabrielle Ray said, 'I am always dancing; I love it! When I don't dance, I sing. What else is there to do?'

London Hippodrome Ball – The Referee – Sunday 9th January 1910





WHAT promises to be a record gathering of charming and beautiful actresses will be seen at the London Hippodrome Ball, to be held at Prince’s Galleries next Wednesday week.

Among the ladies who are on the committee and who, have promised to attend are the Misses Sybil Arundale, Jean Aylwin, Pauline Chase, Margaret Cooper, Kate Cutler, Phyllis Dare, Zena Dare, Lily Elsie, Elizabeth Firth, Marie George, Evie Greene, Maidie Legarde, Gracie Leigh, Maggie May, Olive May, Gertie Millar, Gabrielle Ray, Jessie Rose, Ellaline Terriess, Hilda Trevelyan, and Ruth Vincent.

The committee also includes Baron Oscar von Ernsthausen, Sir Bryon Leighton, Mr. Joseph Coyne, Mr. Seymour Hicks, Mr. Leslie Stuart, and Mr. George Graves.

The London Hippodrome’s splendid orchestra will be in attendance. Dancing at 11.30 pm. ; carriages at 4 a.m. The joint-secretaries of the ball are Mr. Fred Trussell and Mr. Thomas Miller. Tickets including supper, are a guinea each, and may be obtained at the box-aloe of the Hippodrome.


The Referee – Sunday 9th January 1910


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A Hippodrome Ball – Pall Mall Gazette – Thursday 16th November 1911



There will be sounds of revelry to-night at Prince’s Galleries, where ball is to be given under the auspices of the London Hippodrome. Among those who have promised to be present are Miss Ruth Vincent, Miss Gabrielle Ray, Miss Florence Smithson, Miss Gertie Millar, Miss Olive May, Miss Phyllis Dare, and Miss Gracie Leigh; while Sir Edward Moss and Sir Thomas Dewar are among the patrons.

Oscar and Regine, whose waltzing is one of the features of the Hippodrome programme just now, will contribute some new evolutions in the course of the evening. The success of the ball seems assured.


Pall Mall Gazette – Thursday 16th November 1911

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