1861. "Le Marché des Innocents"
Prima Ballerina to the St. Petersburg Imperial Theaters and wife of the noted choreographer Marius Petipa. She made her Paris début on 29 May 1861 at the Opéra in Le Marché des Innocents.
"Le Diable à quatre"
Born Victor Marius Alphonse Petipa was a French ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer. Petipa is considered to be the most influential ballet master and choreographer in ballet history.
Italian ballet dancer. In 1872, she danced the principal role in"La Source" at its successful revival. In the same year, she joined the Paris Opera Ballet, where she performed in numerous premieres, including in the role of "Sylvia" (June 14, 1876), "Yedda" (1879), and "Namouna" (March 6, 1882).
Ballet dancer of the Romantic ballet era, a central figure in the history of European dance. She was one of the most celebrated ballerinas of the romantic ballet, which was cultivated primarily at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, and at theThéâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique of the Paris Opera Ballet. Taglioni rose to fame as a danseuse at the Paris Opéra when her father created the ballet "La Sylphide" (1832) for her. Designed as a showcase for Taglioni's talent, it was the first ballet where dancing en pointe had an aesthetic rationale and was not merely an acrobatic stunt, often involving ungraceful arm movements and exertions, as had been the approach of dancers in the late 1820s.
German dancer and ballet master. Son of Filippo T., brother of Marie T., and father of Marie T. the younger. He studied with his father and with Coulon in Paris. He made his debut in Stuttgart in the 1820s, dancing the pas de deux "Zémire et Azor" with his older sister. For several years he was Marie's partner, appearing with her in Vienna, Munich, Paris, and Berlin. He was ballet master of the Berlin Court Opera (1856–83) and ballet master of Her Majesty's Theatre in London (1847–51).
Daughter of Paul Taglioni. Marie Paul Taglioni ( Marie's Niece) became a very famous Ballerina and Johann Strauss composed the Taglioni Polka. Often confused with Marie Taglioni.
English dancer, comedian, actress, and theatrical producer. After dancing and performing in pantomimes in Britain and then in Europe as a teenager in the 1850s, she became a leading dancer and actress in burlesques on the London stage. She introduced Victorian burlesque to America with her troupe the "British Blondes", in 1868, to great acclaim and notoriety.