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Anna Moiseevna Ekston


Anna Ekston, USSR Choreographer.


Ekston, Anna was born on September 30, 1908 in Tallinn.


Graduated from the Tallinn Ballet Studio, 1925. Pupil of E. Litvinova.


Later trained by O. Preobrazhenskaia in Paris, and V. Gzovskii in Berlin. Soloist at the Opera Beige, Antwerp, 1925-1931. With the V. Gzovskii Company on tour in Europe.

Choreographer of the Estonia Theatre, 1940-1941 and 1944-1951. Founder, artistic director and director of the Tallinn Choreographic School.