ballet director

'ballet director' can also refer to...

ballet director

KOBBORG, Johan - ballet dancer; Director, Romanian National Ballet, since 2014

CRANKO, John (1927 - 1973), Ballet Director, Wuerttembergische Staatsoper, Stuttgart, since 1961; Ballet Director, Munich, since 1968

Chase, Lucia (1897 - 1986), ballet dancer, company director

Robbins, Jerome (1918 - 1998), dancer, choreographer, ballet company director, theater director

Franca, Celia [real name Nita Celia Franks] (1921-2007), ballet dancer, choreographer, and ballet director

PANCHO, Cassa (born 1978), Founder, Artistic Director, choreographer and ballet mistress, Ballet Black, since 2001

MUKHAMEDOV, Irek Javdatovich (born 1960), ballet dancer; Artistic Director, Slovenian National Theatre Ballet, since 2010

Gable, Christopher Michael (1940-1998), dancer, actor, and ballet director

Morrice, Norman Alexander (1931-2008), choreographer and ballet director

Grant, Alexander Marshall (1925-2011), dancer and ballet director

Feld, Eliot (born 1942), dancer, choreographer, ballet company director

Joffrey, Robert (1930 - 1988), dancer, choreographer, teacher, ballet company director

Christensen brothers (1902 - 2001), ballet dancers, teachers, choreographers, company directors

Arpino, Gerald (1923 - 2008), dancer, choreographer, teacher, ballet company director

Alexander, Dorothy (1904 - 1986), ballet dancer, choreographer, teacher, company director

Littlefield, Catherine (1905 - 1951), ballet dancer, choreographer, teacher, company director

Williams, E. Virginia (1914 - 1984), ballet teacher, company director

SCHAUFUSS, Peter (born 1950), ballet dancer, producer, choreographer, director


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The individual who heads a ballet company, usually a retired dancer or a choreographer. It is common nowadays for companies to divide management responsibilities between an artistic director, who decides on repertoire, casting, and general artistic policy, and an administrative director, who deals with budgets and other non-artistic matters.

Subjects: Dance.

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