Deanne Bergsma

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Deanne Bergsma
Born 1941
Pretoria, South Africa
Occupation Ballet dancer
Spouse(s) Keith Grant, formerly General Manager of the Royal Opera Company, Covent Garden
Children Sam Henry (b. 1975) Katherine Daisy (b.1977)

Deanne Bergsma (born 1941) is a retired South African ballerina. She was born in Pretoria, and became a member of the Royal Ballet in 1958. She became a principal of the company in 1967. She created the role of Lady Mary Lygon in Ashton's Enigma Variations (1968) and a principal part in Tetley's Field Figures (1970). She retired from the company in 1974, although she returned in 1988 to take the role of Berta in a revival of Ashton's Ondine. She is currently one of the governors of the Royal Opera House.[1]


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