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Galina Aleksandrovna Shakhovskaia

Galina Shakhovskaia, USSR Choreographer. Real name: Rzhepishevskaia.

Background

  • Shakhovskaia, Galina was born on February 20, 1908 in Moscow.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Moscow Lunacharskii Technical School of Choreography, 1929, and from the State Theatre Experimental Workshops, 1930, as actor-director.

    Career

    • From 1936, dancer and choreographer at the Variety Theatre. From 1940, choreographer, and from 1942 -65, chief choreographer at the Operetta Theatre. Also stages dances in theatre and film.
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    Born February 20, 1908
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