Margot Fonteyn was the world’s reigning star ballerina for at least a generation longer than any other dancer, past or probably future. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time.This is both a personal and professional retrospective, with chapters on her partnership/rivalry with Rudolph Nureyev, successful but tragic marriage to a Panamanian politician and her glamorous jet set years, as friend to Churchill, Onassis, and a roster of Hollywood movie…

Margot Fonteyn was the world’s reigning star ballerina for at least a generation longer than any other dancer, past or probably future. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time.This is both a personal and professional retrospective, with chapters on her partnership/rivalry with Rudolph Nureyev, successful but tragic marriage to a Panamanian politician and her glamorous jet set years, as friend to Churchill, Onassis, and a roster of Hollywood movie…

Ballerina Moira Shearer perfomring as title character of romantic era ballet "La Sylphide." Her costume includes iconic sheer fairy wings & long tulle tutu.

Ballerina Moira Shearer perfomring as title character of romantic era ballet "La Sylphide." Her costume includes iconic sheer fairy wings & long tulle tutu.

New York City Ballet, performance, ballerinas, dancers, costume, theater / Garance Doré

New York City Ballet, performance, ballerinas, dancers, costume, theater / Garance Doré

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