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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 Sleeping Beauty Princess Florina
Swan Lake Odette / Odile
One Life to Live Natasha Romanoff
Live from Lincoln Center Giselle / Herself / Herself (in interview) / Herself - 'The Sleeping Beauty, Act III' / Kitri - 'Don Quixote Pas de Deux' / Nikiya / Odette / Odile


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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)
 1964 The Sleeping Beauty
Princess Florina
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She performed in the ballet, "La Bayadere," "Flower Festival, At Genzano," "Don Quixote," "The Walk to the Paradise Garden," and "Elite Syncopations," in a Royal Ballet production at Battersea Park in Battersea, London, England with Laura Connor, Michael Coleman, Marguerite Porter, Wendy Ellis, Monica Mason, Lesley Collier, ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Natasha Makarova | Natalia Maracarova


5' 3" (1.6 m)

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Even the ears must dance. See more »


In 1980, she staged the first full-length U.S. production of "La Bayadere", making ABT the first western company to acquire this work. See more »


Especially heavy Russian accent when she speaks See more »



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