Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux born April 9 1943 in Bourg en Bresse, France is a French ballet dancer and instructor. He is currently the artistic director at the North Carolina Dance Theater and the Chautauqua Institution. At 14, Bonnefoux joined the Paris Opera Ballet, and became a star dancer at age 21. Under the direction of George Balanchine, Bonnefoux became a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet.
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