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Boris Vasil’evich Shavrov

teacher , ballet dancer

Boris Shavrov, USSR Ballet dancer, teacher.

Background

Shavrov, Boris was born on August 16, 1900 in Petersburg.

Education

Graduated from the Petrograd Theatre School, 1918.

Career

Joined the Opera and Ballet Theatre (now the Kirov Theatre). On tour abroad with the ballerina E. Liuk, 1922-1923. One of the greatest performers in duet dance.

From 1929, taught at the Leningrad Choreographic School. Artistic director there, 1930-1938. From 1946, coach at the Kirov Theatre.

Among his pupils were Iu. Grigorovich and B. Bregvadze.