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Nina Nikolaevna Chkalova

ballet dancer

Nina Chkalova, USSR Ballet dancer.

Background

Chkalova, Nina was born on November 12, 1918 in Moscow.

Education

Studied at the Choreographic School of Variety and Circus Enterprises. Graduated from the Moscow Choreographic School, 1939. Pupil of E. Gerdt.

Career

Dancer at the Bolshoi Theatre, 1939-1959. From 1960, taught at the Stanislavskii and Nemirovich Danchenko Theatre. With the Ankara Theatre, Turkey, where she choreographed Don Quixote, with R. Tsulukidze,1975.

Taught classical dance at the Moscow Choreographic School, 1963-1966, then acting, 1971-1972.