List of dance personalities


List of dance personalities

This is a list of people involved in dance

Contents

Alphabetical

A

B

C

D

E

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

F

G

H

J

K

L

M

N

  • Gene Nelson - American Motion Picture Dancer, Actor, and Television Director.
  • Vaslav Nijinsky - Russian ballet dancer and choreographer
  • Ivan Novikoff, Ballet master, founder of Novikoff School of Russian-American Ballet
  • Rudolf Nureyev - Russian ballet dancer
  • Nadia Nerina - South African ballet dancer
  • Leon Neshanian - Armenian ballet dancer; performed for Queen of the United Kingdom (1958); at Opera La Scala (1961); live on KCET - 10/67
  • Charlotta Norberg - Swedish ballerina

O

  • 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.

P

R

  • Daniel Rajna - South African ballet dancer, currently a principal in the Cape Town City Ballet
  • Tina Ramirez - Founder and Artistic Director of Ballet Hispanico
  • 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

S

  • Olga Sandberg, (born 1844) Swedish ballerina
  • Margrethe Schall - ballerina
  • Anders Selinder - ballet master and choreographer
  • Moira Shearer - Scottish ballet dancer and actress in the Red Shoes
  • Teresa Simas - Portuguese dancer and choreographer
  • Mary Skeaping - British ballerina
  • Charlotte Slottsberg - ballet dancer
  • Yuri Soloviev - soloist of the Kirov Theatre
  • Phyllis Spira-Boyd - South African ballet dancer
  • Lynn Seymour - Canadian ballet dancer
  • Sonia Osorio - Ballet de Colombia founder
  • Uday Shankar (December 8, 1900 – September 26, 1977) (Bengali: উদয় শংকর), the pioneer of modern dance in India, and a world renowned Indian dancer and choreographer, was most known for adapting Western theatrical techniques to traditional Indian classical dance, imbued with elements of Indian classical, folk, and tribal dance, thus laying the roots of modern Indian dance, which he later popularized in India, Europe, and the United States in 1920s and 1930s.
  • Lisa Steier - Swedish ballerina
  • Shiamak Davar - Indian choreographer ( Styles Known : JAZZ,HIP-HOP,SALSA,BOLLYWOOD,AFRO-JAZZ,ROCK&ROLL,CLUB,ROCK,CONTEMPORARY etc)

T

U

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

V

Z

By occupation in ballet

Theatre directors

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

Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Pierre Beauchamp, Erik Bruhn, 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, Jerome Robbins, Filippo Taglioni, Antony Tudor, Ian Steyn du Toit, Robert de Warren,

Dancers

Carlos Acosta, Alicia Alonso, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Michael Beare, Maxim Beloserkovsky, Jeremie Belingard, Jean-Pierre Bonnefous, Ashley Bouder, 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

Thoinot Arbeau, Cyril Atanassoff, George Balanchine, Pierre Beauchamp, Carlo Blasis, Roma Pryma-Bohachevsky, August Bournonville, Enrico Cecchetti, Raoul-Auger Feuillet, Elisabeth Gerdt, Stanley Holden, Gelsey Kirkland, David Howard, Attilio Labis, Nicolai Legat, 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, Agrippina Vaganova, Auguste Vestris, Vera Volkova, Inga Lujurenko, Diana Waldron, Frances Henderson, Stanley Williams.

Designers and scenographers

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



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