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Richard Cragun Edit Profile

ballet dancer , artistic director

Richard Cragun, Canadian ballet dancer. Recipient Dance Magazine award, 1985; named Kammertänzer, Federal Republic of Germany, 1983.

Background

Cragun, Richard was born on October 5, 1944 in Sacramento, California, Student, Banff School Fine Arts, Canada, School Royal Ballet, London.

Education

Student, Banff School Fine Arts, Canada. Student, School Royal Ballet, London. Studied with Vera Volkova, Royal Danish Ballet, Mistress Briggs, Sacramento.

Career

With Stuttgart Ballet, since 1962, principal.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Dancer (created over 60 roles) John Cranko's Opus 1, Pre sence, Brouillards, Poeme de l'Extase, Traces, The Taming of the Shrew, Carmen, Initials R.B.M.E. Kenneth Macmillan's Song of the Earth, Brother Sisters, Requiem, Glen Tetley's Voluntaries, Daphnis and Chloe, Maurice Beart's La Danse and Operatta.