Roland Petit Movies and Career Information
Jan 13, 1924
Actor and Director
Roland Petit (born January 13, 1924) is a French choreographer and dancer born in Villemomble near Paris, France. He trained at the Paris Opéra Ballet school, and became well known for his creative ballets. He married Zizi Jeanmaire in 1954, a performer in a number of his works. His memoirs were published in 1993, J'ai dansé sur les flots (English: I Danced on the Waves). In 1947 his mother, Rose Repetto, founded the world-known ballet shoe company, Repetto.