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Insights: Celebrating Fonteyn

6 June 2019
Clore Studio

Margot Fonteyn’s legacy continues to influence the dancers of today. Hear from some of those who performed and worked with her as we celebrate the centenary of her birth.

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Background

One of the greatest ballerinas of all time, Margot Fonteyn continues to inspire, having set standards for generations of dancers the world over. As a muse to Frederick Ashton, Fonteyn was instrumental in shaping the course of The Royal Ballet’s history, and as Prima Ballerina Assoluta she holds a special place in the history of the Company. Join us for a memorable evening as we hear from some of those who performed or worked with Fonteyn and explore how her legacy continues to influence the dancers of today.