|Occupation Ballet dancer|
Name Kirsten Simone
|Born July 1, 1934 (age 81) (1934-07-01) Copenhagen, Denmark|
Movies Ballerina, Firestone Dances: Historic Ballet Performances
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Kirsten Simone (born 1 July 1934) is a former Danish ballerina. She studied at the Royal Danish Ballet School with Vera Volkova and joined the Royal Danish Ballet Company in 1952. She became their first soloist in 1966. She created roles in Flemming Flindt's The Three Musketeers (1966), Elsa-Marianne von Rosen's Don Juan (1967) and Harald Lander's Fête polonaise (1970). She was a guest artist with several companies including the American Ballet Theatre and London Festival Ballet. Since her retirement she has taught at the Royal Danish Ballet School.
Simone stars as mentor to a young ballerina in the 1966 film Ballerina.
She was awarded the Ingenio et Arti medal in 2001.