Local historians weekly "Back Issues" article in the Manawatū Standard. Biography of dance teacher Gwen Gibbs, 1898-1983. After performing internationally, she established the Broadway School of dancing about 1929. She knew important ballet people and travelled overseas for new ideas. She was a life-long student of dance and left a strong teaching legacy, training several long standing Palmerston North teachers who have gone on to train professional dancers.
Gwen Gibbs was her stage name. Born Gwendolyn Lillian Rogers, she married Gordon Milton McCaskill in 1923. Their only son Donald Gordon McCaskill, a pilot, died on war service World War II.