Mathé, Carmen (1938–)

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Mathé, Carmen (1938–)

English ballet dancer. Born Margaret Matheson, Nov 3, 1938, in Dundee, Scotland; trained with Margaret Craske.

Danced with Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas (late 1950s); performed in US with Ballet Theater for 1962 season; returned to London, where she had successful career with Festival Ballet for 8 years, performing featured roles in Les Sylphides, The Nutcracker, Petrouchka, The Sleeping Beauty, and others; performed once more in US with National Ballet in Washington, DC, during the company's final years (c. 1970–75); moved to Chicago, IL, where she continued to perform as well as teach dance classes.