Marie-Agnès Gillot Dancer

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On March 18th 2004 she is made an « Étoile » following aperformance of Signes (Carlson)


She has since added to her repertoire: Terpsichore in Apollo, Agon, Le Palais de Cristal (George Balanchine), Bolero (Maurice Béjart), the title role of Giselle (Mats Ek version), Études (Harald Lander), Les Mirages, Phèdre (Serge Lifar), the Miller’s Wife in Le Tricorne (Leonide Massine), Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella (Rudolf Nureyev), Carmen (Roland Petit), Glass Pieces, In G Major (Jerome Robbins).

Etoile Marie-Agnès Gillot


She enters the Ballet School. 1990 At the age of 15, she joins the Corps de ballet.


She is made a “Coryphée” and she is a finalist at the 15th Varna International Ballet Competition. She is selected to perform in the premiere performance of Daniel Larrieu’s, Attentat Poétique.

She becomes a “Sujet”. Danse Sérénade – the role of the Angel and Capriccio – the role of the Soloist (George Balanchine).


Prix du Cercle Carpeaux. She dances Signes (Carolyn Carlson).


Prix AROP de la Danse. She dances The Rite of Spring (Vaslav Nijinsky), the first pas de deux of  Vaslaw (John Neumeier), Lescaut’s Mistress in Manon (Kenneth MacMillan).

She is promoted to “Première danseuse” She performs Concerto Barocco, Polyhymnia in Apollo, Diamonds/Jewels, Violin Concerto, Symphony in C, the Siren in The Prodigal Son, Choleric in The Four Temperaments, Liebeslieder Walzer (George Balanchine), 9th Symphony, Webern Opus V (Béjart), Myrtha in Giselle (after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot), In the Middle Somewhat Elevated, Woundwork 1 and Pas./Parts (William Forsythe), the title role of Paquita (Pierre Lacotte after Joseph Mazilier and Marius Petipa), Diane in Sylvia and Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (John Neumeier), the title role of Raymonda, Gamzatti and Nikiya in La Bayadère, Kitri in Don Quichotte, Odette/Odile in Swan Lake (Rudolf Nureyev), Death in The Young Man and Death, Esmeralda in Notre-Dame de Paris (Roland Petit), Casanova, the Angel in Annonciation (Angelin Preljocaj), the Queen in The Cage (Jerome Robbins).

Immerse in the Paris Opera universe

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