Principal dancer Jarmila Kůrová Manšingrová passed away

01/21/2020

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With great sadness we announce that Jarmila Kůrová Manšingrová, the former prima ballerina, teacher and ballet master of the National Theatre in Prague, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at the age of 85. During her career she excelled in famous classical ballets such as Swan Lake, Giselle or Romeo and Juliet and educated a number of young dancers.