- Category : Entertain-Business-Director
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/2 - Heretical / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (12,29,35,37)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Endeavor 1
French ballet dancer; choreographer and teacher.
Lacotte danced at the Paris Opera 1946-1955 before founding his own company, Ballet de la Tour Eiffel, and touring widely.
In 1945-1957, he went to New York as a premier danseur of the Met, then back to France where he became director of the newly established National Jeunesses Musicales de France, 1963. His wife, G. Thesmar was a ballerina for the company.
Lacotte choreographed a great number of ballets and a television production, becoming known as a leading authority on reviving historical ballets.