Darcey's Ballerina Heroines


December 24, 2015

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As courtesans, fashion icons, political pawns and international celebrities, the great ballerinas have played a multitude of roles both on and off the stage. Prima ballerina and Australian resident, Darcey Bussell, spent two decades at the top, performing all the great roles in the classical repertoire and becoming one of ballet's most famous faces. She explores the changing role of the ballerina. Journeying from 18th-century France to 1950’s America, she examines the challenges that her predec...