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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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(1916)
Bar aux Folies-Bergère Miscellaneous Crew
(1938)
The Royal Ballet Miscellaneous Crew
(1960)
Job Miscellaneous Crew
(1936)

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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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Book: "Invitation to the Ballet" See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dame Ninette de Valois
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She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1947 King's New Year Honours List and the DBE (Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1951 King's New Year Honours List for her services to ballet. See more »

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Gemini

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