Zinaida Anatol’evna Vasil’eva
Zinaida Vasil’eva, USSR Ballerina, ballet
Vasil’eva, Zinaida was born on December 29, 1913 in Petersburg.
Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School.
A pupil of Agrippina Vaganova. From 1933, soloist with the Leningrad Malyi Theatre, and later with the Bolshoi Theatre. Leading dancer with the Minsk Theatre, 1937-1949.
Choreographer, 1950-1961. Taught at the Novosibirsk and Odessa theatres. Taught classical dance at the Cairo Ballet School, 1962-1965.