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MAINA GIELGUD, A.O.

 

 

BIRTH:                                  14 January 1945

 

NATIONALITY:                   British

 

ADDRESS:                            London

 

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                                                email:                            mainagielgud@gmail.com

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GENERAL EDUCATION:   London and Paris.

1960    Paris                                        Graduate French B.E.P.C.

 

BALLET TRAINING:          

1956 - 1961 in Cannes, Monte Carlo and Paris

                        Julie Sedova, Lubov Egorova,Victor Gsovski, Mischa Reznikov,

                        Paul Goube, Rosella Hightower, Marika Besobrasova.

1952 - 1955 in London and Paris

                        George Gontcharov, Olga Preobrajenska, Tamara Karsavina,

                        Lydia Kyasht, Nadine Nicolaeva Legat, Stanislas Idzikovski,

                        Rachel Cameron.                                                                  

 

DANCED WITH THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES:

1976 - 1978     Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet                           (Principal Artist)

1972 - 1976     London Festival Ballet (now E.N.B.)            (Principal Artist)

1971 - 1972     Staatsoper Ballet Berlin                                (Principal Artist)

1967 - 1971     Ballet du XXeme Siecle Maurice Bejart      (Principal Artist)

1963 - 1967     Grand Ballet Classique de France                (Premiere Danseuse)

1963                Hommage au Marquis de Cuevas/

                                    Stars of the French Ballet                 (Soloist)

1962                Ballet de l'Etoile de Milorad Miskovitch     (Soloist)         

1962                Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas            (Corps de Ballet)

1961 - 1962     Ballet de Roland Petit                                   (Corps de Ballet)

 

ALSO GUEST ARTIST WITH THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES:

1975 - 1981     Ballet de l'Opera de Marseille, and Grand Ballet Theatre de Nancy,

Ballet du XXme Siecle Maurice Bejart,

The Australian Ballet,

Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet, and Scottish Ballet,

PACT and CAPAB Ballet, Johannesburg and Cape Town

Hungarian State Ballet, and Bucarest Opera

Ballet Nacional de Cuba, and Festival of Cuba.