Isabelle Guérin

(b. 1961)

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(b Rosny sous Bois, 6 May 1961)

French dancer. She studied at the Paris Conservatoire and the Paris Opera Ballet School, and joined the Paris Opera Ballet in 1978, becoming an étoile in 1985. She created roles in Armitage's GV 10 (1984), Nils Christe's Before Nightfall (1985), Nureyev's Cinderella (1986), Forsythe's In the middle somewhat elevated (1987), Tharp's Rules of the Game (1989), and Preljocaj's Le Parc (1994). A glamorous and versatile dancer, she was equally acclaimed in the classical and modern repertories. She retired from the Paris Opera in 2001. Pavlova Prize (1988).

Subjects: Dance.

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