A Young Brigitte Bardot in Monochrome.

Brigitte Bardot as a Ballerina (2)

At twelve years old, Brigitte Bardot entered the ballet school. That’s when she found something to be passionate about.
Two hours of classes at the bench was very tiring, but she dreamed of become a ballerina.
Brigitte Bardot as a Ballerina (4)Soon she left school and began taking lessons from a Russian dancer Boris Knyazev, but eventually drop out.
Being tall limited her career as a ballet dancer. Brigitte Bardot as a Ballerina (6)
Quite early in her life, she was noticed by a professional photographer and was offered modelling contracts.
By 1950, she was featured on most Elle magazine covers and attained the image of a cover-girl.
Brigitte Bardot as a Ballerina (10)See more Images via vintage everyday: Beautiful Black and White Photos of Brigitte Bardot as a Ballerina.