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Valentin Ivanovich Shelkov

Valentin Shelkov, USSR Ballet dancer, teacher.

Background

  • Shelkov, Valentin was born on September 23, 1906 in Odessa.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1933. Pupil of A. Pushkin.

    Career

    • Dancer at the Leningrad Malyi Theatre, 1933-1934. Dancer and teacher at the Sverdlovsk Theatre, 1934-1951.Taught at the same time at the Sverdlovsk Choreographic School. Teacher, then director at the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1951-1976.
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    Born September 23, 1906
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