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Natal'ia Georgievna Konius

ballet dancer

Natal'ia Konius, USSR Ballet dancer.

Background

Konius, Natal'ia was born on July 2, 1914 in Moscow. Daughter of G.Konius.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Choreographic School, 1931.

Career

Joined I. Rubenstein’s company and the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, 1931-1932. Returned from France to the USSR. Leading ballerina with the Bolshoi Theatre until 1943. With the Stanislavskii and Nemirovich Danchenko Theatre from 1943-1960.

From 1960, choreographer and teacher. From 1964, taught at the Russian University of Theatre Arts, Moscow.