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Dya Ilich SUKHISHVILI

ballet dancer and choreographer

Dya SUKHISHVILI, USSR Ballet dancer and choreographer. Artistic Director, Georgia State Honorary Folk Dance Ensemble, since 1945; Popular Artist of Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic; Popular Artist of USSR since 1958. Stalin Prize, 1949. Member, Communist Party, since 1944.

Background

SUKHISHVILI, Dya was born in 1907.

Career

Since 1924 performer of Georgia folks dances. Since 1926 presenter and performer of Georgia folk dances in productions at opera and ballet theaters, in Tbilisi, Kiev, etc.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1944.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1944.