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Evgenia Platonovna Eduardova

ballerina , teacher

Evgenia Eduardova, USSR Ballerina, teacher.

Background

Eduardova, Evgenia was born in 1882 in Petersburg.

Education

Graduated from the Petersburg Theatre School, 1901.

Career

Until 1917, dancer and soloist at the Mariinskii Theatre. With Anna Pavlova, 1908-1909, in London, Berlin and other cities. Character dancer. Founded and taught at her own ballet school in Berlin, 1920-1935.

Influenced a generation of dancers in Germany. Left Germany, 1935. Taught in Paris until 1947. Moved to the USA.