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Nini Shalvovna Ramishvili

choreographer , ballerina

Nini Ramishvili, USSR Ballerina,choreographer.

Background

Ramishvili, Nini was born on January 19, 1910 in Baku.

Education

Studied at the ballet school in Tbilisi under M.I.Perini, 1922-1927.

Career

Leading dancer at the Paliashvili Theatre, 1927-1936. Appeared as a leading dancer in operas, and in the Georgian Philharmonic Society’s Folk Dance Ensemble, 1936-1939. Leading dancer in the NKVD USSR Ensemble of Song and Dance, 1939-1941.

With the Georgian Philharmonic Society, 1942-1945. Organizer (with I. I. Sukhishvili), leading dancer and artistic director of the Georgian Folk Dance Ensemble, 1945.