Nina Ananiashvili (published 1992)

Biography

Ananiashvili discusses how she wanted to make a change from figure skating to classical ballet. She began dancing in pointe shoes and talks about joining the older girls in classes.

Biographical note:

Ananiashvili is a Georgian ballerina who started out in figure skating. After receiving her ballet training at the Moscow Ballet School, she joined the Bolshoi in 1981 and later the American Ballet Theatre and Houston Ballet, both with the rank of prima ballerina. She has also performed with the New York City Ballet, the Royal Danish Ballet, and The Royal Ballet. She is currently the artistic director for the National Ballet Ensemble of Georgia. Memorable performances include Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, and Coppelia.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUgQ3BJlcPQ

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London, UK

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Citation

“Nina Ananiashvili (published 1992),” Dance Dialogues: Interviews by Barbara Newman, 1979-Present, accessed November 17, 2017, http://dancedialogues.prattsils.org/items/show/44.