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Ninette de Valois (1898–2001)

It has been rightly suggested that Dame Ninette de Valois is one of the most important women of the century. It was due to her drive and ambition that the modern English ballet was created. In that respect she changed history single handed. Born in Ireland, young Ninette (her stage name was her mother's suggestion) came to England aged 7 to study ... See full bio »

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 2007 The Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie) (director: 1946 production)
 2000 Coppélia, A ballet in three acts (TV Movie) (ballet: Choreography by)
 1964 Tempo (TV Series) (in tribute to - 1 episode)
- Postscript to the Ballet (1964) ... (in tribute to)
 1963 Checkmate (TV Movie) (choreography) / (director: The Royal Ballet)
 1960 The Royal Ballet (director: The Royal Ballet)
 1946 The Gods Go a-Begging (TV Movie) (choreography by)
 1939 The Rake's Progress (TV Movie) (choreography by)
 1939 The Sleeping Princess (TV Movie) (director: The Vic-Wells Ballet)
 1939 Checkmate (TV Movie) (choreography by)
 1938 Bar aux Folies-Bergère (TV Movie) (choreography by)
 1936 Job (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1936 As You Like It (choreographer - uncredited)
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She performed in the ballet, "Regatta First Performance, Job, Suite of Dances, Scene De Ballet from Faust, Homage Aux Belles Viennoises" in the Vic-Wells Ballet at the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England with Ninette De Valois and Anton Dolin in the cast. Wendy Toye directed "Job." Frederick Ashton choreographed "Regatta.... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dame Ninette de Valois
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She was awarded the Companion of Honour (CH) in the 1982 Queen's New Year Honours List for her services to ballet. See more »

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Star Sign:

Gemini

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