Friday, February 03, 2006

Moira Shearer, Inspiration To Millions Of Dancers, Dead At 80 Years


By Elaine Meinel Supkis
The movie, "The Red Shoes", was made before I was born but I and many other dancers were inspired by it. Not the bizarre, tragic storyline but by the ballet in the middle of the movie. It was beautiful. And Moira was amazing. Elegant, even severe, she elevated the movie far beyond what it could have flown. Yet, she denounced her own popularity, fearful of her own fame.
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