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 – 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
  • Remo D'Souza – Indian Bollywood choreographer
  • Raghav Juyal – unique dancer in India, known for croax style, choreographer, dancer

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

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  • Cilli Wang – Austrian-born Dutch dancer, performer and theater maker

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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,

Choreographers[edit]

Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Pierre Beauchamp, Erik Bruhn, John Cranko, Peter Darrell, 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, Robert de Warren,

Dancers[edit]

Main article: List of dancers

Carlos Acosta, Alicia Alonso, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maxim Beloserkovsky, Jeremie Belingard, 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, 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, Carlotta Grisi, Fabio Grossi, Sylvie Guillem, Evelyn Hart, Rex Harrington, Melissa Hayden, Paloma Herrera, Laurent Hilaire, Greta Hodgkinson, Rowena Jackson, Karen Kain, Allegra Kent, Julie Kent, Darci Kistler, Mathilde Kschessinska, Johan Kobborg, Maria Kochetkova, Maria Kowroski, Pierina Legnani, Manuel Legris, Lawrence Leritz, Agnes Letestu, Emma Livry, Joaquín De Luz, Vladimir Malakhov, Alicia Markova, José Martínez, Patricia McBride, Gillian Murphy, Kyra Nichols, Peter Naumann, Nadia Nerina, Vaslav Nijinsky, Marianela Nunez, Rudolf Nureyev, Anna Pavlova, Élisabeth Platel, Maya Plisetskaya, Olga Preobrajenska, Laetitia Pujol, Rolando Sarabia, Moira Shearer, Yuri Soloviev, Phyllis Spira, Ethan Stiefel, Sofiane Sylve, Marie Taglioni, Maria Tallchief, Ludmilla Tchérina, Emmanuel Thibault, Galina Ulanova, Auguste Vestris, Gaetan Vestris, Diana Vishneva, Wendy Whelan, 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, Rosella Hightower, Stanley Holden, Victor Kanevsky (dancer), Gelsey Kirkland, Attilio Labis, Nicolai Legat, Sulamith Messerer, Peter Naumann,

Jules Perrot, Domenico da Piacenza, Anna Pavlova, Olga Preobrajenska, Pierre Rameau, Jerome Robbins, Víctor Ullate, Agrippina Vaganova, Auguste Vestris, Vera Volkova, 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]