Hugh Laing

Active - 1954 - 1954  |   Born - Jun 6, 1911 in Barbados  |   Died - May 10, 1988   |   Genres - Romance, Musical

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  • Joined Marie Ramberts Ballet Club in 1933, where he met his longtime companion and collaborator, choreographer Antony Tudor.
  • Danced with the Ballet Theatre, the predecessor to the American Ballet Theatre, in the company's inaugural season in 1939.
  • Danced with the New York City Ballet from 1950 to '52.
  • Played Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at the New York Metropolitan Opera House in 1943, opposite Jerome Robbins.