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Vera Petrovna Fokina Edit Profile

ballerina

Vera Fokina, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Fokina, Vera was born on August 3, 1886 in Petersburg. Wife of Mikhail Fokin.

Education

Graduated from the Petersburg Theatre School, 1904. Pupil of K. Kulichevskaia.

Career

With the Mariinskii Theatre until 1918. Soloist. Took part in Russian Seasons abroad, 1909-1912, and 1914. Toured Sweden with her husband.

From 1921, lived in the USA. From 1923, taught at her husband’s ballet studio in New York.