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?'

Gabrielle Ray – The Girl from Kay’s – The Sleaford Gazette – Saturday 26th February 1916

Chatting about her career, Gabrielle Ray, the well-known actress, said that her first chance came when she had been under studying Miss Letty Lind in “The Girl from Kay’s” and Miss Lind, having to take a holiday, Mr. Edwardes said Miss Ray could have her dance, and he would come to the Apollo Theatre to see what she made of it. He sat in the back row of the dress circle and watched her come on. She was a complete contrast to Miss Lind, but she walked on with a show of confidence, and in three minutes received a storm of applause, in which her manager joined.

 

The Sleaford Gazette and South Lincolnshire Advertiser – Saturday 26th February 1916

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