Lynn Seymour (published 1982)
Seymour discusses her role as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, focusing on originating the role in Kenneth MacMillan's production and her frequent partner, Christopher Gable.
Lynn Seymour, dancer and choreographer, was born in Wainwright, Alberta, Canada in 1939. She studied Ballet in Vancouver and won a scholarship to Sadler's Wells Ballet in 1954. She has worked with the Covent Garden Opera Ballet, the Royal Ballet, the Berlin Opera Ballet, and the American Ballet Theater. Choreographer Kenneth MacMillan created many original roles during their fruitful twenty-year association. Seymour has appeared on film as well as on stage and in addition to dancing has worked as a choreographer and producer. In January 1981 Seymour announced her retirement from dancing. She has served as artistic director of the Munich Opera Ballet and the Greek National Ballet.