Vaussard, Christiane (1923–)

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Vaussard, Christiane (1923–)

French ballet dancer. Born 1923 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

Trained with Carlotta Zambelli, among others, at ballet school of Paris Opéra; joined Paris Opéra (1940) and danced in Zambelli's roles in revivals of Giselle and Deux Pigeons, and others; also danced in contemporary works such as Le Chevalier Errant (1950), Firebird (1954), and Pas de Quatre (1960), all by Serge Lifar; upon retiring from performance career, served as ballet teacher at Paris Opéra school.