1900 and 1920, the distinguishing characteristic of
Pony Ballet dancers was
their petite size and frequent costume changes. Trained in England at the John Tiller School,
the Pony Ballet
first performed in George Lederer's Casino
Girl at the Shartesbury Avenue theater in
London. In America their first tour was with Piff,
In Mr. Bluebeard the
Pony Ballet dancers were: Elizabeth Hauman, Lonie/Louie Hauman,
Beatrice Liddell, Eva Marlowe, Dorothy Marlowe,
Seppie McNeil, Carolyn Poltz and Ada Robertson.
Their costumes were designed by F. Richard Anderson and made by
the Klaw & Erlanger Costume Company, the wigs by
Clarkson of London and Hepner of New York.
In addition to their
performances at the Iroquois Theater they performed
at a special publicity performance at Powers Theater
on November 17, 1903 ostensibly a ticket auction for
seats at the Iroquois premier, November 23, 1903.