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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)
Job Miscellaneous Crew
(1936)
The Royal Ballet Miscellaneous Crew
(1960)

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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 Short) (choreographer)
 1936 As You Like It (choreographer - uncredited)
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She choreographed the dances for the "Shakespeare Birthday Festival", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Ernest Milton, Sir Ben Greet, Frank Vosper, Ian Swinley, Jean Forbes-Robertson, Baliol Holloway, Eric Portman, Andrew Leigh (director), Russell Thorndike, Dame Edith Evans and Barbara Everest in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dame Ninette de Valois
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She was awarded an honorary DLitt from the Universities of Reading in 1951 in Berkshire, Oxford University in 1955 in Oxfordshire, and the University of Ulster in 1979. See more »

Nickname:

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Gemini

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