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Igor Dmitrievich Bel’skii

choreographer , ballet dancer

Igor Bel’skii, USSR Ballet dancer, choreographer.

Background

Bel’skii, Igor was born on March 28, 1925 in Leningrad.

Education

Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School in 1943 during the siege. Pupil of A.Lopukhov.

Career

Graduated from theMoscow Russian University of Theatre Arts (Theatre School), 1957. Leading ballet dancer with the Kirov Ballet Theatre, 1943-1963. From 1962, choreographer with the Leningrad Malyi Theatre.

From 1973, choreographer with the Kirov Ballet Theatre. Also taught at the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1946-1966 and from 1966 in the Ballet Department of the Leningrad Conservatory.