Amandine Albisson Étoile
Ballet of the Opera

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On March 5th 2014, Amandine Albisson is made an « Étoile » following a performance of Onegin (John Cranko) in which she performed the role of Tatiana.


She has since added to her repertoire: Le Palais de Cristal, Violin Concerto, Diamants / Joyaux (George Balanchine), the title role of Giselle (after Coralli and Perrot), Herman Schmerman (Forsythe),the title role of Paquita (Pierre Lacotte after Joseph Mazilier and Marius Petipa), Études (Harald Lander), Chloé in Daphnis et Chloé (Benjamin Millepied), Clara in The Nutcracker (Rudolf Nureyev), Esmeralda in Notre-Dame de Paris (Roland Petit), Dances at a Gathering (Jerome Robbins).

She enters the Ballet School.

She joins the Corps de ballet.

She becomes a “Coryphée”. Prix du Cercle Carpeaux. She is cast in the role of the Nymph in The Afternoon of a Faun (Vaslav Nijinsky) and in the Peasants’ pas de deux in Giselle (after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot). 

She becomes a “Sujet” and dances the role of Polyhymnia in Apollo (George Balanchine), Rain (Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker), In the Middle Somewhat Elevated (William Forsythe), Suite en Blanc (Serge Lifar), the role of Winter and one of the two sisters in Cinderella, the Queen of the Dryads in Don Quichotte (Rudolf Nureyev), Vivette in L’Arlésienne, the Bohémienne in Le Loup (Roland Petit). 

Prix AROP de la Danse. She performs the title role of La Sylphide (Pierre Lacotte after Philippe Taglioni), Aurora the Dawn Princess in Sleeping Beauty (Rudolf Nureyev), the young girl in Le Loup and the Most Beautiful Girl in the World in Le Rendez-vous (Roland Petit), Afternoon of a Faun (Jerome Robbins). 

She becomes a “Première danseuse”.

Parcours d'Étoile : AMANDINE ALBISSON

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