Darcey Bussell: A Life in Pictures


Darcey Bussell chronicles Darcey from her early years through to her final performance. Along with images of her on stage and in costume, there are intimate behind-the-scenes photos of rehearsals and preparation, from world famous photographers.

Darcey provides a fascinating insight into the ballet world, with personal anecdotes and memories of some of the most important moments in her career. It features her now famous performances in ballets such as Swan Lake, Cinderella, Giselle, Manon, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty. A must for lovers of ballet and dance, this latest edition features a new foreword from Darcey, plus a spectacular silver design finish to the spine,
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ISBN:

9781784881061

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

23cm x 20cm

Weight:

1020g

RRP:

$55.00

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Hardie Grant London

Published:

01 December 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Darcey Bussell

In a career spanning more than 20 years, Darcey Bussell achieved legendary status in the dance world. In 1985, at the age of 16, Darcey was accepted into the Royal Ballet’s National School in London, and in 1989 she became the youngest ever British ballerina to be given the honour of principal dancer. She was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2006, the same year in which she announced her retirement, with her