Yvonne Chouteau, Rosella Hightower, Moscelyne Larkin, Maria Tallchief, and Marjorie Tallchief are known as the “Five Moons” of Oklahoma, U.S. They all found international fame as ballerinas during the 20th century. In 2007, a bronze sculpture installation in their honor was erected in Tulsa, Oklahoma. [Source]
Rosella Hightower (10 January 1920 – 4 November 2008) in La Sylphide, as produced for the first time by the Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas on December 8, 1953, at the Théâtre de l'Empire, Paris. Book and choreography by Auguste Bournonville, adapted by Harald Lander. Music by Hermann Lovenskjold. Curtain, decors and costumes by Bernard Daydé, Production by Harald Lauder. Photo by Serge Lido.