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a ballet enthusiast

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The comparison is not merely adventitious--two skinny Jewish women with dramatic hair--but historically grounded; the aging diva and the young balletomane not only moved in the same circles (Comte Robert de Montesquieu, Proust's friend and the original for his Baron de Charlus, was friends with both; Gabrielle D'Annunzio was lover to both) but also became rivalrous friends.
Since this week's other Onegins include Roberto Bolle, David Hallberg and Cory Stearns, Ballet Theatre balletomanes have a feast ahead of them.
It wasn't even a big obsession, nothing like the tragedy of the grand balletomanes throwing their fortunes and reputations at the feet of some willowy girl.
Amateur filmmakers were the primary source of these early records; during the years of the touring Ballets Russes companies, a remarkable treasure trove of performances was shot by two Australian physicians in Melbourne and Sydney, and in Los Angeles by a persistent balletomane named Victor Jessen.
Give us the flowing lines of a balletomane and the dance moves of Gene Kelly.
Or that, as a child, Susan Cook was "a balletomane with ballerina books, recordings, figurines, bedspread and the obligatory Degas reproductions"?
I Remember how Frank, light-on-his-feet balletomane, improvised his version of Balanchine choreography, twirling deftly across his loft.
Indeed, one almost feels that the figures in these works are deployed as dancers--the Angel of the Annunciation in the painting by Bedoli hovers with pointed toes before a balletomane Virgin--and they wear the forced expressions of mimes, as if in order to keep true feeling at an aesthetic distance.
The august balletomane was referring specifically to Michelson, who was then becoming something of a cause celebre in the dance world and beyond for her unusual style, transformative sets, and tendency to talk to the press about rent trouble and personal injuries.
Lilac Garden is by Derby winner Roberto out of the Nijinsky mare Balletomane, who was second in the Hollywood Oaks (G1), and is a half-sister to Jockey Club Gold Cup winner Group Plan.
It will be said these are the rantings of an elderly balletomane who thinks the energy and enthusiasm of modern dance a poor exchange for the elegance of classical choreography.
Again, urged on by my balletomane sister and with euphoric memories of the New York trip and my first experience of a major auction house, I paid day visits by train from Bath to Christie's in South Kensington to attend the viewing and sale.
His grandfather, an opera lover and balletomane, exposed to him to the arts and brought him to the Hungarian National Dance Academy.
I remember a conversation between a balletomane, another critic, and me.
Kendal looks as fresh and gamine-like as ever, and the part -- Julia is a balletomane -- gives full rein to some pretty impressive stretching abilities.