Margarita Vladimirovna Smirnova
Margarita Smirnova, USSR Ballerina.
Smirnova, Margarita was born on March 12, 1933 in Moscow.
Graduated from the Moscow Choreographic School. Pupil of M. Kozhukhova and G. Petrova.
With the Bolshoi Theatre, 1951-1971. Taught from 1954. Teacher and coach in Bucharest, at the Tokyo ballet school, in Tashkent, in Petrozavodsk, and in Kazan’. Lecturer in choreography at the Moscow Institute of Culture from 1967, and with the Russian University of Theatre Arts from 1979.