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Ninel’ Aleksandrovna Petrova

ballerina

Ninel’ Petrova, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Petrova, Ninel’ was born on March 15, 1924 in Leningrad.

Education

Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School. Pupil of A. Vaganova.

Career

Dancer with the Kirov Theatre, 1944-1969. Taught at the Leningrad Choreographic School 1969-1971. In charge of the Izuchenie Spektaklei Klassicheskogo Naslediia course in the Choreographic Department of the Leningrad Conservatory from 1971.

Taught and coached with the Leningrad Choreographicheskie Miniatiury from 1976. Lecturer from 1977.