Jean MacColl

JEAN MACCOLL is better known by her maiden name, Jean Newlove. After studying with the great dance and movement innovator, Rudolf Laban, she began a long association as an accomplished choreographer with the director Joan Littlewood and Theatre Workshop. Her marriage to the playwright and folk-singer Ewan MacColl ended soon after Kirsty was born. Singlehandedly bringing up her two children, Hamish and Kirsty, as a working mother in the 1960s, she established an international reputation for her...See more