Eglė Špokaitė is a Lithuanian ballet dancer, most notably a Principal Ballerina for the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre and the only ballet dancer on the List of Famous Lithuanians. She co-founded the Egle Špokaitė Ballet School in Vilnius, Lithuania, where she also served as artistic director. In the United States, she founded the Ballet Institute of San Diego dance school. Špokaitė is also a choreographer, actress, and public speaker. She's the winner of the Lithuanian National Prize, as well as numerous other awards and honors. She lives and works between San Diego, CA and Vilnius.
|Born:||15, 1971, Vilnius, Lithuania|
|Education:||Vilnius School of Ballet|
About Egle Spokaite
Lithuanian ballet dancer who was prima ballerina of the Lithuanian National Opera and ballet theater.
She graduated from the Vilnius School of Ballet. Later she became soloist of the Lithuanian National Opera and ballet theater.
She won the Lithuanian National Prize, among other awards and honors.
She married photographer and scientist Dainius Macikenas.
She and Maria Tallchief were both famous ballerinas.
Information related to Eglė Špokaitė
- Officer's Crosses of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas
- Lithuanian female dancers
- Recipients of the Lithuanian National Prize