Famous British Choreographers

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 1 
Darcey Bussell
(Ballerina)

Darcey Bussell
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Birthdate: April 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London

 2 
Margot Fonteyn
(Ballerina, Choreographer)

Margot Fonteyn
3
Birthdate: May 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reigate, England
Died: February 21, 1991

 3 
Kevin Clifton
(Professional Dancer)

Kevin Clifton
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Birthdate: October 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waltham, United Kingdom
Professional dancer Kevin Clifton won Strictly Come Dancing with partner Stacey Dooley in 2018. He had started learning Latin and ballroom dance as a child and competed across the world with his sister, Joanne. The former youth world number 1 dancer was ranked seventh in the world when he retired.

 4 
Emma Slater
(Dancer)

Emma Slater
3
Birthdate: December 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tamworth, Staffordshire

 5 
Ashley Banjo
(Choreographer)

Ashley Banjo
3
Birthdate: October 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leytonstone

 6 

Adrian Paul
3
Birthdate: May 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 7 
Craig Revel Horwood
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Craig Revel Horwood
4
Birthdate: January 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ballarat, Australia
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 8 
Arlene Phillips
(Choreographer)

Arlene Phillips
3
Birthdate: May 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prestwich

 9 
Wayne Sleep
(Artistic director, Choreographer)

Wayne Sleep
3
Birthdate: July 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plymouth

 10 
Lindsay Kemp
(Choreographer, Actor, Ballet dancer, Mime artist)

Lindsay Kemp
3
Birthdate: May 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: South Shields

 11 
Matthew Bourne
(Choreographer, Ballet master, Dancer, Theatre director)

Matthew Bourne
3
Birthdate: January 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Walthamstow

 12 
Antony Tudor
(Choreographer)

Antony Tudor
2
Birthdate: April 4, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 19, 1987

 13 
Akram Khan
(Contemporary dancer who performed at the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony)

Akram Khan
3
Birthdate: July 29, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom

 14 
Frederick Ashton
(Choreographer)

Frederick Ashton
2
Birthdate: September 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Died: October 18, 1988

 15 
Christopher Wheeldon
(Choreographer)

Christopher Wheeldon
2
Birthdate: March 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yeovil, England

 16 

Ninette de Valois
2
Birthdate: June 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blessington, Ireland
Died: March 8, 2001

 17 
Wayne McGregor
(Choreographer, Dancer)

Wayne McGregor
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Birthdate: March 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockport

 18 
Kenneth MacMillan
(Ballet dancer)

Kenneth MacMillan
2
Birthdate: December 11, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dunfermline, England
Died: October 29, 1992

 19 
Alicia Markova
(Ballerina)

Alicia Markova
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Birthdate: December 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Finsbury Park, London, England
Died: December 2, 2004

 20 
Christopher Gable
(Ballet dancer)

Christopher Gable
2
Birthdate: March 13, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 23, 1998

 21 
Sir Anton Dolin
(Ballet dancer)

Sir Anton Dolin
2
Birthdate: July 27, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Slinfold, West Sussex
Died: November 25, 1983

 22 

Margaret Morris
1
Birthdate: March 10, 1891
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kensington, England
Died: February 29, 1980

 23 

Michael Somes
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Horsely, Gloucestershire, England
Died: November 18, 1994

 24 

Sulamith Messerer
1
Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 3, 2004

Sulamith Messerer was a Russian ballet dancer and choreographer. Messerer is credited with establishing the foundation for Japan's classical ballet; she played a major role in the establishment of Japan's dance company, Tokyo Ballet. Sulamith Messerer is also remembered for her association with the popular Bolshoi Theatre where she performed as a prima ballerina for 25 years. 

 25 
Edna Deane
(Author)

Edna Deane
1
Birthdate: October 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Witsies Hoek, Orange Free State
Died: November 22, 1995

 26 
Frederic Franklin
(Ballet Dancer)

Frederic Franklin
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Birthdate: June 13, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: May 4, 2013

 27 

Georgina Parkinson
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Birthdate: August 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: December 18, 2009

 28 

Peggy van Praagh
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Birthdate: September 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 15, 1990

 29 
Tamsier Joof Aviance
(Dancer, Choreographer)

Tamsier Joof Aviance
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Birthdate: May 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensal Green, London, United Kingdom

 30 
John Weaver
(Dancer)

John Weaver
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Birthdate: July 21, 1673
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, England
Died: September 24, 1760

 31 

Norman Morrice
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Birthdate: September 10, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Agua Dulce Municipality, Mexico
Died: January 11, 2008

 32 
Ram Gopal
(Choreographer)

Ram Gopal
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Birthdate: November 20, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bengaluru, India
Died: October 21, 2003

 33 
Stanley Holden
(Ballet Dancer)

Stanley Holden
1
Birthdate: January 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 11, 2007

 34 
Rina Lipa
(Model)

Rina Lipa
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Birthdate: May 14, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

 35 
Leo Kharibian
(Choreographer)

Leo Kharibian
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Birthdate: April 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 23, 2001