Nora Kaye (Nora Koreff), 1920–87, American ballerina, b. New York City. Kaye studied with Michel Fokine and Antony Tudor. She joined the Ballet Theatre in 1940 and scored a major triumph in 1942 in Pillar of Fire. Noted for her astounding versatility, she performed in works ranging from Giselle and Swan Lake to the comic Gala Performance and dramatic Age of Anxiety.