GEORGINA PARKINSON HAS DIED

Former Royal Ballet ballerina and current American Ballet Theater mistress Georgina Parkinson has died of cancer. She was 71. In addition to her work with ABT, she was apparently coaching Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis for their dance roles in the upcoming film, Black Swan.

Photo above, by Ruby Washington, of Parkinson rehearsing, it appears, Gillian Murphy and Ethan Stiefel, taken from the NY Times.

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  1. Wow. So sad. She looked great in the photo above for someone in their 70s AND battling cancer, though.

  2. Wow. So sad. She looked great in the photo above for someone in their 70s AND battling cancer, though.

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