Sibley, Antoinette (1939–)

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Sibley, Antoinette (1939–)

English ballerina. Born in Bromley, England, Feb 27, 1939; m. Michael Somes; studied at Arts Educational School until 1949, then the Royal Ballet School.

Entered the company of the Royal Ballet (1956); became a soloist (1959), then principal (1960); roles include Odette/Odile, Giselle, and the betrayed girl in The Rake's Progress; also created the role of Titania for Frederick Ashton's The Dream and was one of the Juliets in Kenneth Macmillan's Romeo and Juliet.