danseur noble

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a male ballet dancer who is the partner of a ballerina


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Helimets has developed into a true danseur noble (earlier he gave us a fine prince in Cinderella).
But in the art world, he is treasured for his paintings, his books, his roles on Broadway, his status as a danseur noble with the Metropolitan Opera in the 1950s, his Tony Awards for costume design and direction of The Wiz, and his ballets, including Dance Theatre of Harlem's signature piece Dougla.
He has long excelled in classical danseur noble roles, like Albrecht in Giselle, but is a sensitive interpreter of contemporary work, like Tim Rushton's new version of Afternoon of a Faun, as well.
Edur is a true danseur noble who demonstrates softness, style, and elegance, while Oaks has been hailed for her pristine technique, grace, and delicacy.
Trained at the Royal Danish Ballet School, he proved himself an outstanding danseur noble early on.
Nureyev had a handful of love affairs, the most serious with the Danish danseur noble Erik Bruhn, but he had an endless hunger for anonymous contacts in gay bars and baths.
Adams, who choreographed too, became the NBC's first danseur noble. He was noted for his bravura style, dramatic intensity, and an athletic partnering prowess that earned him the nickname "forklift." With Smith he formed an incandescent partnership that did much to boost the company's popularity.
Helimets fulfills all the qualifications for a genuine danseur noble. He is tall and blessed with textbook proportions, infinitely tapered legs, and an aristocratic bearing.
He brilliantly embodied the mercurial character in Les Bourgeois, a standard competition solo by Ben Van Cauwenbergh, and later transformed into an impeccable danseur noble in a Don Quixote solo.
Undeniably, there was David Hallberg, with his glorious long lines, his aristocratic bearing, a modern day danseur noble. Eric Underwood was bursting at the seams with strength and oomph.
He is the most famous danseur noble this country has produced.
As gallant a danseur noble as Peter Martins and as sensually passionate as Rudolf Nureyev, Carreno receives a 2004 DANCE MAGAZINE AWARD for significant contributions to dance.
He has the look of a danseur noble and such a Faustian intensity that it's hard to take your eyes off him.
When Rex Harrington, danseur noble of the National Ballet of Canada, laid his flowers at the feet of his partner and stepped back to join in the rapturous applause, it confirmed what the delirious audience already knew--that a star had been born.
It was opened by Lew Christensen, the choreographer's first (and some would insist only) genuine American danseur noble, who, at the conclusion of his performing days, served the San Francisco Ballet as artistic director for more than three decades until his death in 1984.