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Dance With Angels 8 – Aurelie Dupont

“Dance With Angels” Series

Dance With Angels 8 – Aurelie Dupont

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France

Aurélie Dupont (born January 15, 1973 in Paris) is a French ballet dancer who performs with the Paris Opera Ballet as an Etoile. She began her career in dance at the age of ten when she entered the Paris Opera Ballet School (L’Ecole de Danse de l’Opéra de Paris) after giving up her hopes of being a pianist. She joined the company in 1989, and became a premiere danseuse in December 1996. Dupont was nominated to Etoile in 1998 after her performance as Kitri in Nureyev’s production of Don Quixote.

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The darling and undisputed grand dame of the French ballet stage, Dupont is nonetheless outspoken about the deficiencies of the Paris Opera Ballet school system. She is one of the finest actresses currently working in ballet, inhabiting her roles with delicately nuanced and heartfelt expression in her eyes, mouth and face. Her port-de-bras is extremely natural, soft and light, while her highly refined technique is in complete service to her artistry.

In March 2002 she danced with Andrian Fadeyev in the Kirov Ballet’s production of Romeo and Juliet.

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Repertoire

Dupont’s repertoire includes:

  • Don Quixote
  • La Bayadère
  • Sylvia
  • Giselle
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • The Sleeping Beauty
  • Raymonda
  • La Sylphide
  • Four Temperaments
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Awards

  • Gold medallist at Varna (category juniors), 1992
  • Winner of the French Prix du Cercle Carpeaux, 1993
  • Winner of the A.R.O.P. (Association pour le rayonnement de l’Opéra de Paris), 1994.
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    bio from Wikipedia
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Kitri

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Don Quixote – Kitri 1 act

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L’Ombre

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Paquita variation

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Dulcinea

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Sleeping Beauty Rose Adagio

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Carnival de Venise

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Aurélie Dupont

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