logo logo

Vera Petrovna Fokina

Vera Fokina, USSR Ballerina.


  • Fokina, Vera was born on August 3, 1886 in Petersburg. Wife of Mikhail Fokin.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Petersburg Theatre School, 1904. Pupil of K. Kulichevskaia.


    • With the Mariinskii Theatre until 1918. Soloist. Took part in Russian Seasons abroad, 1909-1912, and 1914. Toured Sweden with her husband.

      From 1921, lived in the USA. From 1923, taught at her husband’s ballet studio in New York.
    See on larger map
    Born August 3, 1886
    Died July 29, 1958
    (aged 71)