Carla Fracci, 83 years of ballet queen
On August 20, Carla Fracci turned 83 and still does not hide her curiosity about the world following every young person in the art world.
Entirely white, she proposes to the world her elegance. Dressed in white as the one she wore during her extraordinary career, she performed once again at the age of 81.
The Italian ballet diva has danced with the biggest: Rudolf Nureyev, Vladimir Vasiliev, Mikhail Baryshnikov Amedeo Amodio, Gheorghe Iancu and Henning Kronstam.
A swan, the queen of Italian ballet, an icon grown in the school of Scala, where she became a prima ballerina in 1958 over the years performed for the world’s most renowned companies from London Festival Ballet to American Ballet Theater.
And again it was not locked in a world of worship: «Rita Levi Montalcini has told me,” Never retire, “she said.
So the international ballet icon continued to work and train and today still works with young people.
It is also dedicated to the family and husband, theater director Beppe Menegatti, whom he married in 1964.
Karla has a son with whom she has also accomplished much.