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Olga Petrovna Mungalova

ballerina

Olga Mungalova, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Mungalova, Olga was born on December 11, 1905 in Perm’.

Education

Graduated from the Petrograd Theatre School, 1923. Pupil of Olga Preobrazhenskaia and A. I. Vaganova.

Career

Debut in the same year at the Theatre of Opera and Ballet, later known as the Kirov Theatre. Appeared until 1942. Besides classical ballet, interested in acrobatic dancing (invented training exercises). Her memoirs remain unpublished, and are held in the Leningrad Library, section VTO (All-Union Theatre Society).