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Iulia Nikolaevna Sedova

ballerina

Iulia Sedova, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Sedova, Iulia was born on March 21, 1880 in Petersburg.

Education

Graduated from the Petersburg Theatre School. Pupil of E. Cecchetti.

Career

With the Mariinskii Theatre, 1898-1911 and 1914-1916. Appeared in productions of M. I. Petipa. Successful character dancer.

With the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre, 1904-1905. Appeared in guest performances in Europe and the USA, 1911-1914 (her partner was M. Mordkin). Emigrated. Lived in France from 1918.

Worked as a choreographer and teacher. Directed a school of dancing in Nice.