Log In

Aleksei Vladimirovich Zhukov

ballet teacher

Aleksei Zhukov, USSR Ballet teacher.

Background

Zhukov, Aleksei was born on December 31, 1908 in Moscow.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Theatre School, 1927.

Career

Dancer at the Bolshoi Theatre until 1951. Taught at the MoscowChoreographic School from 1932. Founder and head of ballet schools in Cairo, Egypt, 1958-1963, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from 1966 until his death.