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Benjamin Millepied: A stranger in his own land

Benjamin Millepied, photo © Ricardo DeAratanha/ Los Angeles Times

When Brigitte Lefèvre prepared for her retirement as director of the Paris Opera Ballet, she made it known that her

If you see only one Giselle in your lifetime, make it the Paris Opera Ballet’s

Dorothee Gilbert, photo © Michel Lidvac

Anton Dolin, a famous interpreter of Albrecht in Giselle, once said that the heroine of the ballet should not emerge

A free man no more: Benjamin Millepied to take the reins at the Paris Opera Ballet

Benjamin Millepied, photo © Alexander Wagner

It seemed as though it would be a race between two former etoiles and one present etoile of the Paris