Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Sylvie Guillem Biography (1965-)
Surname is pronounced "Gee-em"; born February 23, 1965, in Le Blanc-Mesnil, France; daughter of a factory foreman and a gymnast. Addresses:Office: Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, London WC2E 9DD, England.
- Birth Details
- February 23, 1965
- Le Blanc-Mesnil, France
Credits; Stage Appearances
Raymonda, Paris Opera Ballet, Paris, 1983.
- Odette/Odile, Swan Lake, Paris Opera Ballet, 1984, then with RoyalBallet, Covent Garden, London, 1989.
Le Corsaire, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1986.
Cinderella, Paris Opera Ballet, Metropolitan Opera House, New YorkCity, 1987, then with Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, 1989.
Giselle, Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, 1987.
- Sebastien I, Le Martyre de Saint-Sebastien, Metropolitan Opera House, 1988.
Grand Pas Classique, Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, 1989.
La Bayadere, Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, 1989.
The Sleeping Beauty, Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, 1989.
Apollo, Royal Ballet, Covent Garden, 1989.
- Also appeared in Washington Square, Arepo, Romeo and Juliet, Don Quixote, Notre Dame de Paris, Cendrillon, In the Middle, and Magnificat.
Credits; Major Tours
- Toured the United States with the Paris Opera Ballet, 1986 and 1988, andwith the Royal Ballet, 1991. Principal guest artist with the American BalletTheatre, 1991.
Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
The Hans Christian Anderson Awards 1988, PBS, 1990.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- "The Night of Music: A Global Celebration," Great Performances, PBS, 1986.
- "Nureyev's Cinderella," Great Performances, PBS, 1988.
Credits; Film Appearances
Yvette Chauvire: Une etoile pour l'exemple (also known as Yvette Chauvire: A Star for Example), Films du Prieure, 1988.
- Newsmakers 88, Gale, 1988.
- Interview, July, 1989.
- People Weekly, July 28, 1986.
- Time, June 23, 1986.
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