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Leanne Benjamin: Built For Ballet

Published: 9 September 2021
Reporter: Vera Liber

Leanne Benjamin in Requiem 2011 Credit: Tristram Kenton

Former Royal Ballet star Leanne Benjamin's new autobiography will be released on 1 November.

Leanne Benjamin: Built For Ballet (written with critic Sarah Crompton), released globally by Melbourne Books, reveals the former Royal Ballet star’s life and career. She came from Australia to the Royal Ballet School when she was 16 and retired at 49, including a ten-year coda to her career, after she had had her son.