Maina Gielgud

Dancer, Film director

1945 –

75

Who is Maina Gielgud?

Maina Gielgud AO is a former British ballet dancer and a veteran ballet administrator. She was artistic director of the Australian Ballet from 1983 to 1996 and is that company's longest serving director to date. She had a twenty-year career as a dancer in Europe and the United Kingdom. Gielgud directed the Royal Danish Ballet between 1997 and 1999. Until 2005, she held the artistic associate position at the Houston Ballet. She is a daughter of Lewis Gielgud and actress Zita Gordon and niece of actor John Gielgud.

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Born
Jan 14, 1945
London
Also known as
  • Maina Julia Gordon Gielgud
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Nationality
  • England
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on July 23, 2013

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