Marcia Haydée (unpublished)
Haydée discusses Juliet, the role created for her, and working with John Cranko, who gave her the confidence she needed to define her own Juliet. She also discusses what dancers contribute to their respective roles. This interview was not included in Newman's books.
Marcia Haydée, born in 1937 in Brazil, is a ballet dancer, choreographer, and actress. She joined the Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas in 1957 and moved to the Stuttgart Ballet in 1961, promoted to prima ballerina in 1962. She created roles for John Cranko in Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew, and Initials R.B.M.E. She was appointed artistic director of the Stuttgart Ballet and took over direction of the Santiago Ballet in 1993, retiring from both in 1995.
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