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Famous Choreographers from the United Kingdom

Updated October 13, 2018 6.0k views22 items

List of notable or famous choreographers from the United Kingdom, with bios and photos, including the top choreographers born in the United Kingdom and even some popular choreographers who immigrated to the United Kingdom. If you're trying to find out the names of famous British choreographers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These choreographers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known choreographer from the United Kingdom is included when available.

List people range from Matthew Bourne to Bruno Tonioli.

This historic choreographers from the United Kingdom list can help answer the questions "Who are some British choreographers of note?" and "Who are the most famous choreographers from the United Kingdom?" These prominent choreographers of the United Kingdom may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected British choreographers.

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  • Akram Hossain Khan, MBE (Bengali: আকরাম হুসেইন খান) is an English dancer and choreographer of Bangladeshi descent. His background is rooted in his classical kathak training and contemporary dance.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
  • Alicia Markova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Choreographers from the United Kingdom
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    Dame Alicia Markova DBE (1 December 1910–2 December 2004) was a British ballerina and a choreographer, director and teacher of classical ballet. Most noted for her career with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and touring internationally, she was widely considered to be one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of the twentieth century. She was the first British dancer to become the principal dancer of a ballet company and, with Dame Margot Fonteyn, is one of only two English dancers to be recognised as a prima ballerina assoluta. Markova was a founder dancer of the Rambert Dance Company, The Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, and was co-founder and director of the English... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 94 (1910-2004)
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
  • Anthony Van Laast is a choreographer, mainly for the stage, concerts, television and film. His works have appeared in the West End and on Broadway.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Sussex, England
  • Sir Anton Dolin (27 July 1904 – 25 November 1983) was an English ballet dancer and choreographer. ... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 79 (1904-1983)
    • Birthplace: England, Slinfold
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