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Antonina Ivanova VASILEVA

ballerina

Antonina VASILEVA, USSR Ballerina. Popular Artist of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1948; instructress in classical ballet, Kiev Choreographic School, since 1950.

Background

VASILEVA, Antonina was born in 1910 in St. Petersburg.

Education

Graduated Leningrad Choreographic School.

Career

1930-1935 ballet soloist, Leningrad Theater of Opera and Ballet. 1935-1937 at Odessa Theater of Opera and Ballet. 1937-1956 at Kiev State Theater of Opera and Ballet.

Roles: Lileya in Dankevich’s “Lileya”. Mavka in Skorulsky’s “Lisova pisnya” (Forest Song). Odette-Odille in Tchaikovsky’s “Lebedinoe ozero” (Swan Lake), etc.