born 27 April 1969, London
Darcey Andrea Bussell is a retired English ballerina.
Trained at the Arts Educational School and the Royal Ballet School, she started her professional ballet career at Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet, but after only one year she moved to The Royal Ballet, where she became a principal dancer at just 20 years old in 1989. Bussell is widely acclaimed as one of the great British ballerinas. She remained with The Royal Ballet for her whole career, but also performed as a guest artist with many leading ballet companies including NYCB, the Kirov, Hamburg Ballet and the Australian Ballet. She retired from ballet in 2007, and remains very committed to the dance world.
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