Denard, Michaël

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Name
Denard, Michaël Gender: M
born on 5 November 1944 at 11:15 (= 11:15 AM )
Place Dresden, Germany, 51n03, 13e44
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°53' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 16°00 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 29°36'



Biography

French dancer who performed at the Opéra-Comique in Paris before joining the Paris Opera in 1965. He was named 'étoile' (star) in 1971.

In the 1970s and 1980s he danced on the premier stages of the world and was invited to such prestigious companies as the American Ballet Theatre, the Bolshoi Theatre and the Mariinsky Theatre. He partnered great ballerinas such as Ghislaine Thesmar, Natalia Bessmertnova, Ekaterina Maximova, Natalia Makarova and Sylvie Guillem. He created many premiere roles in ballets by leading choreographers such as Maurice Béjart, Jerome Robbins, Merce Cunningham, Patrice Bart, Roland Petit and Alvin Ailey.

He was director of the Berlin State Opera from 1993 to 1996.


Link to Wikipedia biography (French)

Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file quotes Lescaut.

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Dancer/ Teacher (Ballet dancer and teacher)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Opera theatre)