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Erik Bruhn

Erik Bruhn was born on 3rd October 1928 in Copenhagen,Denmark and was a Danish ballet dancer,choreographer,actor,director and an author.At the age of nine he began his training with the Royal Danish Ballet and has danced the roles of Adonis in Harold Lander’s ballet Thorvaldsen. He became a permanent member of the company in 1947 at the age of eighteen.Then he came back to the Royal Danish Ballet during the spring of 1948 and was promoted in 1948 to a soloist ,the highest level of a dancer in the Danish ballet.In 1949 he again joined American Ballet Theater in New York City where he continued for nine years.The turning point was his role of Albrecht in Giselle with Dame Alicia Markovain Ballet Theater of New York.In next 10 years he served as the guest artist with Ballet Theater and with all the major companies in Europe and North America.


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  • Ballet
Choreography Experience
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Dance Experience
  • Advanced




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Erik Bruhn

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