Monique LoudiÃ¨res was born in Choisy le Roi in 1956. She studied at the Paris OpÃ©ra Ballet School. Graduated into the Paris OpÃ©ra Ballet in 1972. Appointed Ã©toile in 1982. An extremely versatile dancer who danced both the classical and modern reportoire. She officially retired in 1996. Since September 2001 she is the Artistic and Pedagogical Director of the Ecole SupÃ©rieure de Danse de Cannes created by Rosella Hightower.
French National Prize for Dance in 1993