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Antoinette Sibley (1939-), Ballerina

Dame Antoinette Sibley

Sitter in 8 portraits
Sibley trained at the Royal Ballet School before joining the Royal Ballet in 1956 and becoming principal dancer in 1960. She has danced all the ballerina roles of the standard repertoire and created roles in Sir Kenneth Macmillan's Symphony (1963) and Manon (1974) and in Sir Frederick Ashton's The Dream (1964) and Enigma Variations (1968). After retiring from dancing she became President of the Royal Academy of Dance in 1991.

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P1254

Dame Antoinette Sibley and Eloise Sibley

by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz
dye transfer print, 24 June 1977
NPG P1254

x22576

Dame Antoinette Sibley

by Roy Round
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x22576

x165974

Dame Antoinette Sibley

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 4 September 1969
NPG x165974

x165975

Dame Antoinette Sibley

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 4 September 1969
NPG x165975

x125578

Dame Antoinette Sibley; Sir Anthony Dowell

by Alan Bergman
selenium-toned bromide print, 1972
NPG x125578

x18639

Dame Antoinette Sibley

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, September 1977
NPG x18639

x126450

Dame Antoinette Sibley

by Alan Bergman
selenium-toned bromide print, 4 November 2003
NPG x126450

6228

Antoinette Sibley

by Howard James Morgan
oil on canvas, 1993
NPG 6228

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