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The Oscar winner plays Dominika Egorova, a prima ballerina who dances to provide for her mother.
Documentary about Wendy Whelan, prima ballerina at New York City Ballet for over two decades, faces a potential career-ending injury.
In it, Lawrence portrays Dominika Egorova, a former prima ballerina who’s forced to give up her craft over a career-ending injury and manipulated into becoming a Red Sparrow, a young person trained to use her body and mind as weapons.
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Origin and Etymology of prima ballerina
First Known Use: 1864See Words from the same year
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