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Valentin Ivanovich Shelkov

teacher , ballet dancer

Valentin Shelkov, USSR Ballet dancer,teacher.

Background

Shelkov, Valentin was born on September 23, 1906 in Odessa.

Education

Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1933. Pupil of A. Pushkin.

Career

Dancer at the Leningrad Malyi Theatre, 1933-1934. Dancer and teacher at the Sverdlovsk Theatre, 1934-1951.Taught at the same time at the Sverdlovsk Choreographic School. Teacher, then director at the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1951-1976.