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Margarita Vasil'evna Vasil’eva

ballerina

Margarita Vasil’eva, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Vasil’eva, Margarita was born on July 10, 1889 in Moscow.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Theatre School, 1906, with A. Gorskii.

Career

Soloist with the Bolshoi Theatre, 1906-1941. Took part in the Ballets Russes seasons, 1909 and 1911, in Paris and London. From 1930-1959, taught at the Bolshoi Theatre.

From 1946, taught at the Moscow Russian University of Theatre Arts. Professor, 1962.