Week 4 – Fonteyn the Person (highlights)

We know Dame Margot Fonteyn as the greatest ballet dancer of her generation and now you can learn more about what this very famous person was like, and what she meant to those who knew her well. Hear from dance professionals who worked with her, as they share their personal stories and memories of Margot.

This video features Dame Darcey Bussell DBE (President, Royal Academy of Dance), Sir Anthony Dowell (Former Director, The Royal Ballet), Wayne Eagling (Former Principal, The Royal Ballet), Dame Monica Mason DBE (Former Director, The Royal Ballet), Donald MacLeary OBE (Former Principal and Ballet Master, The Royal Ballet), Dame Merle Park DBE (Former Prima Ballerina, The Royal Ballet), Wayne Sleep OBE (Former Senior Principal, The Royal Ballet) and Alfreda Thorogood (Former Principal, The Royal Ballet).

If you’re a member of the RAD, you can watch the full version of the conversation as one of your exclusive benefits in the members’ area.

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