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Rakhel Ianovna Olbrei

choreographer

Rakhel Olbrei, USSR Choreographer.

Background

Olbrei, Rakhel was born on August 13, 1898 in Tallinn.

Education

Graduated from the ballet school of E.Litvinova, Tallinn, 1922. Studied at the school of M.Vigman, under E.Jacques-Dalcroze and R.Laban.

Career

With the Estonian Theatre from 1918. Choreographer, 1925-1944. Took part in forming and training the first ballet company of the Estonian Theatre.

In her productions, combined classical expression with rhythmic and folkloristic effects. Emigrated, 1944.