List of dance personalities

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This is a partial list of people involved in dance

Alphabetical[edit]

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  • Fanny Elssler - Austrian ballet dancer
  • Andre Eglevsky - Russian - American ballet dancer and teacher - performed in Charles Chaplin's film: Limelight

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  • Donald O'Connor - American dancer,singer & actor
  • Simona Orinska - the only butoh artist in Latvia & a multidisciplinary artist - contemporary dancer, poet, director and choreographer of many art projects. She is also a Dance Therapy or Dance Movement Therapy practitioner.

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  • Daniel Rajna - South African ballet dancer, currently a principal in the Cape Town City Ballet
  • Tina Ramirez - Founder and Artistic Director of Ballet Hispanico
  • Moon Ribas - Choreographer with cybernetic sensor attached to her body that allows her to feel earthquakes.
  • Ginger Rogers - American film and stage dancer, singer and actress, most remembered as partner of Fred Astaire.
  • Pedro Romeiras - dancer gold medal winner 1982 II Prix Français de la Danse
  • Gunhild Rosén - Swedish ballerina, ballet master and choreographer
  • Rahul Dixit- Indian choreographer, tansen ratna awarded
  • remo d'sousa-Indian Bollywood choreographer
  • Pedro Rascón-Spanish famous dancer

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  • Galina Ulanova (1910–1998), the great Soviet prima ballerina assoluta

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By occupation in ballet[edit]

Theatre directors[edit]

Gerald Arpino, Jean Dauberval, Robert de Warren, Sergei Diaghilev, Robert Joffrey, Louis XIV, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Catherine de' Medici, Marie Rambert, Ninette de Valois, Diana Waldron

Choreographers[edit]

Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Pierre Beauchamp, Erik Bruhn, John Cranko, Peter Darrell, Deborah Engerman, Mikhail Fokine, William Forsythe, Yury Grigorovich, Lev Ivanovich Ivanov, Serge Lifar, Kenneth MacMillan, Léonide Massine, Sabrina Matthews, Vaslav Nijinsky, Bronislava Nijinska, Jean-Georges Noverre, Rudolf Nureyev, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa, Roland Petit, Jerome Robbins, Filippo Taglioni, Antony Tudor, Ian Steyn du Toit, Robert de Warren,

Dancers[edit]

Main article: List of dancers

Carlos Acosta, Alicia Alonso, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Michael Beare, Maxim Beloserkovsky, Jeremie Belingard, Jean-Pierre Bonnefous, Ashley Bouder, Ann-Margret, Leslie Caron, Cyd Charisse, Juliet Prowse, Erik Bruhn, Fernando Bujones, Darcey Bussell, Jose Manuel Carreno, Fanny Cerito, Vakhtang Chabukiani, Alina Cojocaru, Angel Corella, Gillian DiAddezio, Anton Dolin, Aurelie Dupont, Irina Dvorovenko, Fanny Elssler, Megan Fairchild, Suzanne Farrell, Alessandra Ferri, Margot Fonteyn, Yekaterina Geltzer, Adeline Genée, Pavel Gerdt, Ailes Gilmour, Jeffrey Golladay Marcelo Gomes, Lucile Grahn, John Grensback, Carlotta Grisi, Fabio Grossi, Sylvie Guillem, Evelyn Hart, Rex Harrington, Melissa Hayden, Paloma Herrera, Laurent Hilaire, Greta Hodgkinson, Rowena Jackson, Charles Jude, Karen Kain, Allegra Kent, Julie Kent, Darci Kistler, Mathilde Kschessinska, Johan Kobborg, Maria Kochetkova, Maria Kowroski, Jennifer Lauren, Pierina Legnani, Manuel Legris, Nicolas Leriche, Lawrence Leritz, Agnes Letestu, Emma Livry, Joaquín De Luz, Vladimir Malakhov, Alicia Markova, José Martínez, Elisabeth Maurin, Patricia McBride, Briely Movric, Gillian Murphy, Kyra Nichols, Peter Naumann, Nadia Nerina, Leon Neshanian, Vaslav Nijinsky, Marianela Nunez, Rudolf Nureyev, Karen Paisey, Anna Pavlova, David Peden, Élisabeth Platel, Maya Plisetskaya, Sergiu Pobereznic, Olga Preobrajenska, Laetitia Pujol, Lloyd Riggins, Rolando Sarabia, Moira Shearer, Yuri Soloviev, Phyllis Spira, Ethan Stiefel, Marian St Claire, Sofiane Sylve, Marie Taglioni, Maria Tallchief, Ludmilla Tchérina, Emmanuel Thibault, Mel Tomlinson, Galina Ulanova, Edward Verso, Michael Vester, Auguste Vestris, Gaetan Vestris, Diana Vishneva, Wendy Whelan, Rosalyn Whitten, Miyako Yoshida, Svetlana Zakharova, Uliana Lopatkina Jennifer Butler Svetlana Zakharova,

Teachers[edit]

Thoinot Arbeau, Cyril Atanassoff, George Balanchine, Pierre Beauchamp, Claude Bessy, Carlo Blasis, Roma Pryma-Bohachevsky, August Bournonville, Enrico Cecchetti, Raoul-Auger Feuillet, Elisabeth Gerdt, Frances Henderson, Rosella Hightower, Stanley Holden, Victor Kanevsky (dancer), Gelsey Kirkland, David Howard, Attilio Labis, Nicolai Legat, Inga Lujurenko, Sulamith Messerer, Peter Naumann, Valentina Pereyaslavic, Jules Perrot, Domenico da Piacenza, Lauren Plutachuvzo, Sergiu Pobereznic, Anna Pavlova, Olga Preobrajenska, Pierre Rameau, Jerome Robbins, olivia Russell Margarita de Saá, Víctor Ullate, Agrippina Vaganova, Auguste Vestris, Vera Volkova, Diana Waldron, Stanley Williams.

Designers and scenographers[edit]

Léon Bakst, Alexandre Benois, Christian Bérard, Georges Braque, Marc Chagall, John Craxton, Salvador Dalí, André Derain, Barbara Karinska, Barry Kay, Pablo Picasso, Pavel Tchelitchev, Maurice Utrillo

See also[edit]