Antoinette Sibley


Antoinette Sibley

Dame Antoinette Sibley, DBE (born February 27, 1939, Bromley, Kent) is an English prima ballerina. She joined the Royal Ballet in 1956 and became a soloist in 1960. During her time there she was the Royal Ballet's most popular star.[citation needed]

She later shared a dance partnership with the danseur Sir Anthony Dowell.

The roles she was most known for were Odette and Odile in Swan Lake and the title role in Giselle.

She became President of the Royal Academy of Dance in 1991.

She was married to and divorced from the late dancer Michael Somes. She remarried in 1974 to a London-based banker, Panton Corbett.

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