Question by Mary: What are some famous ballerinas?
My dance teacher told us that next week will have to pretend that we are a famous ballerina. She is going to ask us who are going to be that day. I don’t really know any names of famous ballerinas. I need some names and ideas of who to be. Thanks
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Answer by L
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Gaetan Vestris (yes he is a guy)
Charles Didelot (king of ballet)
Paul Gerdt (guy too)
Answer by amethyst girl
Darcey Bussell, English ballerina. She was quite tall and a strong dancer, now she teaches.
Sylvie Guilliem – French ballerina. She is still dancing, more contemporary than ballet these days. She is incredibly flexible.
Margot Fonteyn, petite dancer (now deceased), famous for her portrayals of characters, not a strong allegro dancer
Anna Pavlova (now deceased), Russian, famous for her interpretation of Odette in the Dying Swan solo and many other roles.
Also some other names are:
her sister Maria Tallchief (both of native american descent)
Rowena Jackson (NZ ballerina)
Suzanne Farrell – american
some older ones from history are:
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