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Anatolii Chuzhoi

Ballet critic

Anatolii Chuzhoi, USSR Ballet critic.


Chuzhoi, Anatolii was born in 1894 in Riga.


Studied law in the universities of Riga, Warsaw and Petrograd.


Moved to the USA in the early 1920s. Began writing for the American ballet press. Founder, in 1936, of the American journal Dance Magazine.

From 1942 till his death, publisher and editor of Dance News. Author, translator and editor of numerous dance books, also Dance Encyclopaedia (1949, latest ed. 1967), New York City Ballet, 1953, and Fokine, Memoirs of a Ballet Master, 1961.