German ballet chief calls time at 89main
The venerable choreologist and ballet master Georgette Tsinguirides is retiring this weekend from Stuttgart Ballet after 72 years in the job.
‘Best to stop while you’re still standing,’ she says.
After a short career on stage Georgette Tsinguirides started out as John Cranko’s assistant. He sent her to London to master the Benesh notation method and she returned as Germany’s first choreologist, cserving and teaching the ballet heritage.