Public Figure Profiles

Donald MacLeary

Donald Whyte MacLeary is a retired British ballet dancer, a former principal dancer and a ballet master with the Royal Ballet, where he was a member of the company for 48 years.

Born in Glasgow, Donald MacLeary studied with Sheila Ross from 1950–51 and at the Sadler's Wells Ballet School. He joined Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet in 1954. In 1955, he was promoted to soloist. In 1959, he became the Royal Ballet's youngest principal dancer, when Svetlana Beriosova requested that he become her regular partner.According to Encyclopædia Britannica, MacLeary was "noted for his strong finesse and natural romanticism".MacLeary created roles in:

Works by John Cranko

The Angels (1957)

Antigone (1959)

Brandenburg 2 & 4 (1966)

Works by Kenneth MacMillan

Solitaire (1956)

The Burrow (1958)

Baiser de la fée (1960)

Diversions (1961)

Symphony (1963)

Images of Love (1964)

Checkpoint (1970)

The Poltroon (1972)

Elite Syncopations (1974).MacLeary was ballet master of the Royal Ballet from 1975 or 1976 to 1979 and repetiteur to principal dancers from 1984. MacLeary retired at the end of the 2001/2002 season after 48 years with the Royal Ballet. He was appointed OBE in the 2004 New Year Honours.

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Some of their strengths

Donald MacLeary has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Confident, Passionate, Creative, Optimistic, Extroverted, Intelligent, and Intuitive.

Bold and Confident

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Donald MacLeary is someone who is a bold, confident, energetic, and optimistic person, who is able to combine personal warmth and charisma with intelligence. A person who is a bit of a "lone wolf".

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Donald MacLeary well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Independent and Organized

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Donald MacLeary as someone who is independent, organized, inventive, and generous.

A person who is curious and a loves learning, who seems to always know what to say, who has an optimism that can overcome any difficult situation, and who seems to be able to master almost any skill.

Charismatic and Instinctual

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Donald MacLeary is someone who handles stress better than most people, and who tends to have a powerful charisma and convictions.

They are also someone who is creative, expressive, and insightful, and who has a pioneering spirit with self-determination and natural artistic expression.

Creative and Leadership-oriented

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Donald MacLeary tends to be someone who is a natural leader, with determination, motivational powers, and who takes obligations seriously. Who has charisma, a sense of humor, and who tends to attract attention.

Some of Donald MacLeary's challenges

While Donald MacLeary has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Donald MacLeary can be Arrogant, Status-seeking, Indecisive, Unrealistic, Difficult, Perfectionist, and Domineering.

Arrogant and Status-seeking

One of Donald MacLeary's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as arrogant and status-seeking.

Donald MacLeary must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs, and can be short-tempered and aggressive.

Domineering and Impatient

Donald MacLeary is someone who can be demanding, egotistical, and controlling, can have a lack of judgment regarding personal finances, be argumentative and stubborn, and who can have a tendency to be withdrawn and spend time in self-imposed isolation.

Domineering and Stubborn

Finally, Donald MacLeary also can be too rebellious, not respond to criticism well, and be too emotional and extreme about things.

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