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Peter Martins

Peter Martins was born on October 27, 1946 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is known for his work on The Turning Point (1977), Living a Ballet Dream: Six Dancers Tell Their Stories (2001) and Åbning af Operaen (2005). He has been married to Darci Kistler since 1981. They have one child. He was previously married to Lise La Cour. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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 2005 Åbning af Operaen (TV Special) (choreographer: opera segment "Jalousie")
 2003 Barbie of Swan Lake (Video) (choreographer)
 2001 Barbie in the Nutcracker (Video) (choreographer)
 1999 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Swan Lake (1999) ... (choreographer)
 1993 The Nutcracker (ballet master: in chief) / (choreography adaptor)
 1991 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Ballerinas: Dances by Peter Martins (1991) ... (choreographer)
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Other Works:

(9/7-9/19/78) Stage: Performed in the ballet, "Gala Ballet Season," in a Victor Hochhauser Presentation Production at the Royal Festival Hall in London, England, with Margot Fonteyn, Maina Gielgud, Natalia Makarova, Yoko Morshita, Galina Panov, Lynn Seymour, Fernando Bujones, Stephen Jefferies, Jonathan Kelly, Ivan Nagy, Valery... See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On retiring from dancing early to take the helm at the New York City Ballet): "I haven't regretted it for one moment." See more »

Trivia:

The role of "The Cavalier" in Balanchine's interpretation of "The Nutcracker" was his most perfomed role and the one he is most famous for. Some say, because it is the character he is the most like. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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