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Tamara Stepanovna Tkachenko

ballerina , teacher

Tamara Tkachenko, USSR Ballerina, teacher.


Tkachenko, Tamara was born on October 19, 1909 in Rostov-on-Don.


Graduated from the Moscow Choreographic School, 1926. Pupil of V. Tikhomirov. Graduated from the same school as a teacher, 1940.


Leading dancer, 1926-1948. Character roles at the Bolshoi Theatre. Taught character dance at the Moscow Choreographic School, 1940-1960.

From 1946, taught folk dance at the Russian University of Theatre Arts. Professor there from 1970.