Benjamin Millepied

Benjamin Millepied

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Benjamin Millepied (born 10 June 1977) is a principal dancer at New York City Ballet and a ballet choreographer of international reputation. Millepied was born in Bordeaux, France In the summer of 1992 he attended classes at the School of American Ballet (SAB) and returned to study full time in 1993, with a scholarship from the French Ministry (Bourse Lavoisier or Lavoisier Scholarship). At SAB's 1994 Spring Workshop he originated a principal role in Jerome Robbins' premiere of 2 and 3 Part Inventions and also received the Prix de Lausanne. Millepied joined New York City Ballet's corps de ballet in 1995, was promoted to soloist in 1998 and became principal dancer in 2002. Millepied is also a choreographer, creating dances for City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and his own company, Danses Concertantes. In 2009 he served as choreographer for Black Swan, a psychological thriller directed by Darren Aronofsky which stars Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis as ballet dancers in New York City. A couple of months into filming, Millepied found himself on the other side of the camera playing the part of Kunis's and Portman's dance partner.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134953903
  • 9786134953900