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NYCB Vol. 6 No. 32 - Sleeping Beauty

Colloquially known as the "Finger Fairy,” in Martins' staging she is known as the "Fairy of Courage", in Petipa's she was known as "Violente" (or force).

Wendy Whelan as the Fairy of Courage. Photo by Martha Swope, 1991.

Julia Sedova as Violente. Original Petipa production, 1890

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