Biography of Lucette Aldous (1938-VVVV)

Dancer and teacher New Zealand, born on February 26, 1938 in Auckland (New Zealand).

He began his studies of dance in Sydney and then moved to England to complete his training at the Royal Ballet School, where he/she stayed between 1955 and 1957. He/She debuted with the Rambert Ballet in 1958 and figured in that company until 1963. He/She premiered the role of Kitri in Don Quixote (1962), of Witold Berkowski. Subsequently it was dancer for the London Festival Ballet and the Australian Ballet, which premiered Ronald Hynd'sThe Merry Widow (1975). He/She was invited to New York to dance again Don Quixote (1971), with Rudolf Nureyev and Robert Helpmann, in a production of great success a year later recorded for the film. He/She also participated in the decisive step (1977) by Herbert Ross film, in which interpreted the Pas de Deux of the Black Swan next to Fernando Bujones. After his retirement from the stage, he/she moved to Australia where now teaches ballet.