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Alla Evgen’evna Osipenko

ballerina

Alla Osipenko, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Osipenko, Alla was born on June 16, 1932 in Leningrad.

Education

Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School. Pupil of A.I. Vaganova.

Career

With the Kirov Theatre, 1950-1971. Leading dancer with the Choreographicheskie Miniatiury company, 1971-1973, andwith Lenkontsert from 1973. Classical parts, but especially famous for her innovations.

Leading dancer with the Leningrad Ballet Ensemble, from 1977.