De La Bije, Willy (1934–)

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De La Bije, Willy (1934–)

Dutch ballet dancer. Born June 1, 1934, in Leiden, Holland; m. Jaap Flier.

Danced with Sonia Gaskell's Ballet Recital Group in the Netherlands; joined Netherlands Ballet, where she was featured in productions of Les Sylphides, Giselle, La Sonnambula, and more; performed with Netherlands Dance Theater (1959–70), where she appeared in Glen Tetley's Sargasso and The Anatomy Lesson, Harkavy's Nocturne, Job Sander's Impressions, and Hans von Manen's Variomatic, among others; moved to Australia with husband who served as artistic director of Australian Dance Theater (1973), while she served as ballet master and rehearsal director.

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