Darcey Bussell: A Life in Pictures


This book of stunning images chronicles iconic principal ballerina Darcey Bussell's amazing career on the stage. From her early years through to her final perfomance, every significant moment has been captured. Along with images of her on stage and in costume, there are also behind-the-scenes photos and more intimate snaps of rehearsals and preparation. Darcey also provides 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-have for lovers of ballet and dance, as well as being a beautiful read more

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ISBN:

9781742703527

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

30cm x 26cm

Weight:

1620g

RRP:

$59.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 September 2012

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