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Natalia Makarova (I)


Named "prima ballerina absolutta," as well as "first lady of ballet," heavily praised for her legendary superhuman work in ballet. She, along with Baryshnikov, Nureyev, Nijinsky and Malakov remain as evidence that he finest ballet dancer of any generation will always be a Russian. With her shapely face, big expressive eyes, large cheekbones and ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Kennedy Center Honors
The Kennedy Center Honors Herself - Honoree
(2012)
Swan Lake
Swan Lake Odette / Odile
(1982)
Batterflyay
Batterflyay Actress
(1993)

Filmography

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 1993 Batterflyay (TV Movie)
 1993 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Natasha Romanoff
- Episode dated 26 February 1993 (1993) ... Natasha Romanoff
- Episode dated 25 February 1993 (1993) ... Natasha Romanoff
 1988 Natalya Makarova's Swan Lake (TV Movie)
Serving girl (uncredited)
 1982 Swan Lake (TV Movie)
Odette / Odile
 1981 Nemukhinskiye muzykanty (TV Movie) (as Natasha Makarova)
 1976-1980 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series)
Nikiya / Giselle / Odette / ...
- American Ballet Theatre: Giselle (1977) ... Giselle
- American Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake (1976) ... Odette / Odile / Herself (in interview)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(July 13,1974 Matinee) She performed in the ballet, "Romeo and Juliet," in a Royal Ballet production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Donald MacLeary, Michael Coleman, Desmond Doyle, David Ashmole, Derek Rencher, Michael Somes, Leslie Edwards, Romayne Grigorova, Deanne Bergsma, Wayne Eagling, and ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Natasha Makarova | Natalia Maracarova
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Personal Quote:

Dancers, many dancers today can do so much technically. You can give them steps that are complicated, then more complicated, pyrotechnical - and they can execute these steps to perfection. But to do simple steps with a pure classical line, that is truly difficult. See more »

Trivia:

In 1980, she had her very own dancing troupe for a while called "Makarova and Company," following another stint with the ABT. She insisted that her company would provide dancers with "proper training" and present audiences with a sampling of Soviet-style ballet. She programmed works ranging from classical ballet by Petipa to modern ballet. But the critics more or less scathed it in publications. ... See more »

Trademark:

Her especially thin ballet frame

Nickname:

Natasha

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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