Ninel Aleksandrovna Kurgapkina
Ninel Kurgapkina, USSR Ballerina.
Kurgapkina, Ninel was born on February 13, 1929 in Leningrad.
Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1949, in the class of A. Vaganova.
One of the leading ballet dancers of the Kirov Theatre until 1969. Afterwards, taught at the Choreographic School.