Antoinette Sibley

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Birthday
27, 1939
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
27, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
England

About

Prima ballerina originated the title roles of The Dream, Enigma Variations and Manon, and had a famous partnership with Anthony Dowell.

Before Fame

She was a rebellious teen at Sadler's Wells Ballet School, which made her all the more attractive a dancer to Ninette de Valois, whose company she joined in 1956.

Trivia

Matching up perfectly with Dowell, the two danced in classics including Romeo and Juliet and more contemporary works like Jerome Robbins' Dances at a Gathering.

Family Life

She was married to the dancer Michael Somes, and after their divorce she married a banker.

Associated With

She danced with the great ballet star Rudolf Nureyev in a performance of Jazz Calendar.

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