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Anna Moiseevna Ekston

choreographer

Anna Ekston, USSR Choreographer.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.