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Paloma Herrera

Paloma Herrera (born in Buenos Aires December 21), is an Argentine dancer, from 1975 is a principal ballet dancer with the American Ballet Theatre in New York City. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Painting of ballet dancers by Edgar Degas, 1872. ... Dance (from French danser, perhaps from Frankish) generally refers to movement used as a form of expression, social interaction or presented in a spiritual or performance setting. ... Angel Corella as Aminta in the 2006 production of Ashtons ballet Sylvia. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


Ms. Herrera was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and began studying ballet there at the age of seven with teacher Olga Ferri. She quickly became a noted prodigy in South America, winning many competitions throughout and was able to continue her training at the Minsk Ballet School in the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (now Belarus); returning to Buenos Aires, she was cast as Cupid in a performance of Don Quixote at the Teatro Colón. For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ... Painting of ballet dancers by Edgar Degas, 1872. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Svetlana Zakharova as Kitri in the Entrance of Kitri from the Bolshoi Ballets production of the Petipa/Gorsky/Minkus Don Quixote, Moscow, 2006 The ballet Don Quixote is based on the famous Miguel de Cervantes novel Don Quixote de la Mancha. ... Night shot of the Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ...


With her reputation growing, Ms. Herrera was invited by Natalia Makarova to study with her at the English National Ballet in London. Soon afterwards, she studied at the School of American Ballet in New York City, where she made such an impression that she was selected to dance the lead role in Raymonda in the school's annual workshop performance. Ms. Herrera officially became a member of the American Ballet Theatre's corps de ballet in 1991; by 1993, she was promoted to soloist, and by 1995 she became a principal.[[1]] Nataliya Romanovna Makarova is a ballet dancer. ... English National Ballet is one of the leading ballet companies in the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The School of American Ballet is located in New York City, in Lincoln Center. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Angel Corella as Aminta in the 2006 production of Ashtons ballet Sylvia. ... A Ballet company is group of dancers who perform ballets. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ...


Ms. Herrera was honored by the American Immigration Law Foundation[[2]] in 2001 for her contributions as a member of New York's immigrant population. In addition to being a respected ballerina, she is a common presence in the New York social scene. Ms. Herrera is one of many Latin American ballet dancers performing in various companies around the world. Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ...


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