The Ballerina Gallery
Antoinette Sibley
b. 1939
Royal Ballet


Photo: Leslie E. Spatt

Photo: Leslie E. Spatt

Photo: Leslie E. Spatt

Photo: Leslie E. Spatt

Photo: Roy Round

Photo: Leslie E. Spatt

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Antoinette Sibley was born in Bromley, Kent, England, in 1939. She joined the Royal Ballet in 1956 and became soloist in 1960. 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.

Awards:
CBE 1973