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Galina Aleksandrovna Shakhovskaia

choreographer

Galina Shakhovskaia, USSR Choreographer. Real name: Rzhepishevskaia.

Background

Shakhovskaia, Galina was born on February 20, 1908 in Moscow.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Lunacharskii Technical School of Choreography, 1929, and from the State Theatre Experimental Workshops, 1930, as actor-director.

Career

From 1936, dancer and choreographer at the Variety Theatre. From 1940, choreographer, and from 1942 -65, chief choreographer at the Operetta Theatre. Also stages dances in theatre and film.