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Vasilii Dmitrievich Tikhomirov Edit Profile

choreographer , teacher , ballet dancer

Vasilii Tikhomirov, USSR Ballet dancer, choreographer, teacher.


Tikhomirov, Vasilii was born on March 29, 1876 in Moscow.


Studied at the Moscow Theatre School, 1886-1891. Pupil ofl. Graduated from the Petersburg Theatre School, 1893. Pupil of P. Gerdt and P. Karsavin.


Ermolov. Soloist from 1893, and choreographer from 1913 with the Bolshoi Theatre. Artistic director there, 1925-1930. Permanent partner of E. Gel’tser.

Taught at the Moscow Theatre School from 1896. Artistic director, 1917-1931. Among his pupils were M. Mordkin and V. Kriger.

Retired, 1935.