Sylvie Guillem is Principal Guest Artist with The Royal Ballet, she was born in Paris 1965 and studied at Paris OpÃ©ra Ballet School. In 1984 Rudolf Nureyev made her an Ã‰toile with Paris OpÃ©ra Ballet. She won the Varna Competition, Carpeaux Prize, Andersen Prize, and has been made a Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres and made Chevalier de LÃ©gion dâ€™Honneur by FranÃ§ois Mitterrand.
Her repertory includes:
Grand Pas classique, Other Dances, La Luna, Herman Schmerman, In the middle, Somewhat elevated, Firstext, Steptext, Bolero, The Rite of Spring, Le Martyre de Saint-SÃ©bastien and the leading roles in Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Giselle, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, Manon, A Month in the Country, La BayadÃ¨re, Cinderella and Raymonda.