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Varvara Aleksandrovna Nikitina

ballerina

Varvara Nikitina, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Nikitina, Varvara was born in 1857.

Education

Studied at the Petersburg Theatre School.

Career

Place of birth unknown. With the Mariinskii Theatre, 1873-1893. Created the part of Svanilda in Petipa’s Coppelia (La Fille aux Yeux d"Email), 1884.

One of the outstanding Russian classical ballerinas of the 1880s and 90s.