"The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous." -Margot Fonteyn

"The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous." -Margot Fonteyn

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Tamara Karsavina rehearsing Margot Fonteyn for 'Le Spectre de la Rose'

Tamara Karsavina rehearsing Margot Fonteyn for 'Le Spectre de la Rose'

'Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias' (1919–1991) was an English ballerina of the 20th century. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time. She spent her entire career as a dancer with the Royal Ballet, eventually being appointed Prima Ballerina Assoluta (a very rare honor) of the company by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

'Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias' (1919–1991) was an English ballerina of the 20th century. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time. She spent her entire career as a dancer with the Royal Ballet, eventually being appointed Prima Ballerina Assoluta (a very rare honor) of the company by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Ballet dancer Margot Fonteyn reads a letter from home between rehearsals at the Metropolitan Opera House.

Ballet dancer Margot Fonteyn reads a letter from home between rehearsals at the Metropolitan Opera House.

Margot Fonteyn... I love how you can tell someone who is a dancer simply by how they carry themselves. such grace.

How To Build Confidence As An Adult Ballet Dancer

Margot Fonteyn... I love how you can tell someone who is a dancer simply by how they carry themselves. such grace.

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