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Leonid Mikhailovich Lavrovskii

Leonid Lavrovskii, USSR Ballet dancer, choreographer.

Background

  • Lavrovskii, Leonid was born on June 18, 1905 in Petersburg.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1922.

    Career

    • Dancer, and soon leading dancer, with the Leningrad Theatre of Opera and Ballet (Kirov Theatre) until 1935. Artistic director of ballet at the Leningrad Malyi Theatre, 1935-1938. Artistic director of the Kirov Theatre, 1938-1944.

      In 1942-1943, with the Spendiarov Theatre in Erevan as its artistic director. From 1944-1964, with some intervals, chief choreographer of the Bolshoi Theatre. Took part in the Filming of his production of Romeo and Juliet, with director Lev Arnshtam.

      A TV film of this production was made in London in 1973.
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    Born June 18, 1905
    Died November 27, 1967
    (aged 62)
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