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Ida Arturovna Urbel’

Ida Urbel’, USSR Choreographer, ballet teacher.

Background

  • Urbel’, Ida was born on December 16, 1900 in Vil’iandi, Estonia.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Paris National Association of Professors of Dance and Ballet Dancers, 1932.

    Career

    • Trained, 1922-1929, at private ballet studios in Tallinn and Riga. Choreographer at the Ugala Theatre in Vil’iandi, 1932-1935. Choreographer at the Tartu Vanemuine Theatre, 1935-1957, and chief choreographer, 1957-1973.

      Also worked with Estonian folk dancers. Ran her own ballet studio in Vil’iandi 1929-1935, and directed a ballet studio attached to the Vanemuine Theatre, 1935-1957.
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    Born December 16, 1900
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