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Vera Mikhailovna Stankevich

ballerina

Vera Stankevich, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Stankevich, Vera was born on January 6, 1920 in Leningrad.

Education

Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School. Pupil of M. Romanova.

Career

With the Malyi Theatre, Leningrad. Took part in World War II. Afterwards had many leading roles. Notable for character and grotesque dancing.

Teacher at the Leningrad Choreographic School from 1964, and at the Krupskaia Institute of Culture. Teacher and coach at the Malyi Theatre, Leningrad. Took part in organizing and teaching at the Iraq Ballet School in Baghdad, 1969-1971.