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ahhhhhhhhh! talk about a hard desision!!! ok well...gelsey kirkland is absolutely amazing and she is like my idol. suzanne farrell is one of my faves too ( lots of people say i remind them of her :D )...but those are all retired people. now i love alexandra ansanelli and nycb and svetlana zakhorova is awesome. oh and in abt julie kent is just amazing!

~Sarah :clover:

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I LOVE Julie Kent, Gillian Murphy, Melanie Hamrick, Paloma Herrera, and a girl at my studio who is my role model/hero. :thumbsup: They are all so beautiful, amazing, and inspiring!



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Personally I love Sarah Lamb who recently left the Boston Ballet to join the Royal Ballet. She is one of only a few americans admitted! Her most beautiful performance was, for me, Lady of the Camellias during her death scene. If I ever visit london I am definitely going to watch her perform!

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Lucia Lacarra, Paloma Herrera, Alina Cojocaru, Svetlana Zakharova, Roberta Marquez, Sylvie Guillem, Diana Vishneva and so much more!!!! :thumbsup:

In men, I live Angel Corella, Herman Cornejo and Eithan Stiefel!

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1. Natalia Makarova

2. Kyra Nichols

3. Alessandra Ferri

4. Darcy Bussell

5. Nina Ananiashvili


1. Ivan Nagy

2. Damian Woetzel

3. Misha Baryshnikov

4. Julio Bocca

5. Vladimir Malakhov

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Paloma Herrera, Alina Cojocaru, Svetlana Zakharova, Darcy Bussell... but all time favorite, Svetlana Zakharova. :D

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Alessandra Ferri and Nina Ananiashvilli, and Julio Bocca are my all time favorites. I love Julie Kent too.

From City Ballet, Darci Kistler and Damian Woetzel...and Alexandra Ansanelli from I guess, miscellaneous.

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Who is your favorite dancer??? I'd probably have to say Maria Kowroki, followed closely by Julie Kent and Paloma!! what about you?



I recently met Barette Vance of Pennsylvania Ballet. She is a BEAUTIFUL dancer and is even prettier in person. I think she's corps or an apprentice but I couldn't take my eyes off of her!

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One of my favorite dancers are Maria Kowroki. She has a nice extensions and nice body.

My favorite boy dancer is mikhail baryshnikov. no competition between him. Even if hes short he has such strong leg muscles.



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I'm always looking for tapes of dancers I haven't seen yet - my collection is still very limited :( But Paloma Herrera is amazing, Barishnikov and Makarova were great, Angel Corella is awesome, and I recently got a DVD of Sleeping Beauty of Viviana Durante that was very impressive. Does anyone know how tall she is? She looked really small. But definitely a great dancer. :D

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