Sorokina, Nina

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Nina Sorokina Biography

Notable: 1942 – 2011; Bolshoi Ballet

Nina Sorokina was born in Moscow in 1942. After graduation from Moscow Choreographic School she was accepted to the Bolshoi Ballet as soloist. She was succesful both in contemporary and classical roles. Married to and frequent partner of Yuri Vladimirov.

Repertoire includes:

  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Giselle
  • Don Quixote
  • Flames of Paris
  • Icarus
  • Spartacus

Awards:

  • Gold Medal at Varna 1966
  • Gold Medal at the First International Ballet Competition Moscow 1969
  • People’s Artist of the USSR