Loipa Araujo

(b. c. 1943)

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(b Havana, c.1943)

Cuban dancer and ballet mistress. She studied at Escuela de la Sociedad Pro-Arte Musical and also with the Alonsos, L. Fokine, and Parés, joining National Ballet of Cuba in 1959 where she became prima ballerina in 1967. She frequently guested abroad and in 1973 briefly joined Ballet de Marseille, where she created the lead role in Petit's Les Intermittences du cœur (1974). She returned to Cuba to become one of the company's most senior teachers but also teaches worldwide.

Subjects: Dance.

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