Nicole Blondy (Blondi) (1677-1747)

Nicole Blondy (Blondi) (1677-1747) French male dancer at the Academie Royale circa 1680. He was Beauchamp's student and nephew. Blondy became one of the most important dancers of his time. He later became the teacher of Carmargo and Salle, when Prevost, their other teacher became jealous of their promising success.

(First published March 1991)

If it is not my right to change ballet technique, then it is not your right to change the steps I give -- enough said.