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Dame Antoinette Sibleywas born in Bromley, Kent, England, in 1939. She is an English prima ballerina. She joined the Royal Ballet in 1956and became soloist in 1960. She later shared a dance partnership with the famous danseur Anthony Dowell. Like Margot Fonteyn before her and Darcey Bussell after, she was the Royal Ballet's most popular star. The roles she was most known for were Swan Lake and Giselle. She danced all great ballerina roles and created title roles in The Dream, Enigma Variations and Manon. Her beautiful partnership with Anthony Dowell became legendary. Dame Antoinette became the President of The Royal Academy of Dance in 1991.
She is divorced from the dancer Michael Somes.
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