Marchand, Collette (1925–)

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Marchand, Collette (1925–)

French theatrical and ballet dancer. Name variations: Colette Marchand. Born April 29, 1925, in Paris, France.

Danced 1 season at Paris Opéra Ballet and Metropolitan Ballet, most notably in works by Serge Lifar; joined Roland Petit's Ballets de Paris, appearing in his L'Oeuf à la Coque, Les Demoiselles de la Nuit, Carmen, Ciné-Bijou, among others; performed in numerous Paris revues including Two on the Aisle (1951) and Plein Fue 1954), and in John Houston's film, Moulin Rouge (1953).