#TBT: Patrick Dupond in "Don Quixote"

#TBT: Patrick Dupond in "Don Quixote"

The ballet world lost an icon earlier this month with the sudden passing of Patrick Dupond on March 5. The French dancer, a former étoile and former director of the Paris Opéra Ballet, had a larger-than-life persona onstage and off. He was renowned for his charisma...
#TBT: Marie-Agnès Gillot in "Giselle" (2006)

#TBT: Marie-Agnès Gillot in "Giselle" (2006)

In this 2006 clip of Myrtha’s entrance in Giselle, former Paris Opéra Ballet étoile Marie-Agnès Gillot gives an other-worldly performance that is chilling, ethereal and technically sublime. Her footwork throughout the solo is mesmerizing, and it receives full...