Aldous, Lucette

Lucette Aldous (born 26 September 1938) is an Australian ballerina and ballet teacher. Born in Auckland, New Zealand, she undertook her early training in Australia, and later at the Royal Ballet School. She returned to Australia in 1970, quickly rising to Resident Principal Dancer with the Australian Ballet. She is particularly noted for her partnerships with Rudolf Nureyev, first in the Nutcracker while with the Royal Ballet, and subsequently in the role of Kitri in Don Quixote for the Australian Ballet. Currently she teaches in Perth, Australia at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and the Perth School of Ballet in Osborne Park.

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Lucette Aldous (born 26 September 1938) is an Australian ballerina and ballet teacher. Born in Auckland, New Zealand, she undertook her early training in Australia, and later at the Royal Ballet School. She returned to Australia in 1970, quickly rising to Resident Principal Dancer with the Australian Ballet. She is particularly noted for her partnerships with Rudolf Nureyev, first in the Nutcracker while with the Royal Ballet, and subsequently in the role of Kitri in Don Quixote for the Australian Ballet. Currently she teaches in Perth, Australia at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and the Perth School of Ballet in Osborne Park.

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