She performed in the ballet, "The Wise Virgins" by Frederick Ashton, "The Birds" by Robert Helpmann, and "The Rake's Progress" by Ninette De Valois in a Sadler's Wells Ballet at the Opera House in Manchester, England with Alexis Rassine, David Paltenghi, Leslie Edwards, Moyra Fraser, Beryl Grey, and Robert Helpmann in the cast.
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Dame Margot Fonteyn | Margot Fonteyn-Arais
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The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous.
In 1933 Fonteyn joined the Vic-Wells Ballet School (now named the Royal Ballet of London) and achieved principal status by 1939.
Her very refined way of being