Yvette Chauvir√© was born in Paris 1917. Danced at the Paris Op√©ra Ballet and became √©toile 1941. The greatest French dancer of her time. Combining grace, lyricism and technical mastery she excelled both in Serge Lifar's ballets and in the classical repertory.
Repertoire includes: David triomphant, Alexandre le Grand, Istar, Mirages, L'Ecuy√®re. She danced the classic reportory as a guest artist all over the world.
Director of the Paris Op√©ra Ballet School 1963-1972.
Commandeur L√©gion d'Honneur, 1988.