Larisa Skylanskaya (published 1989)

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Title

Larisa Skylanskaya (published 1989)

Description

In this interview, Skylanskaya details the beginning of her career as a dancer in Russia and discusses being a teacher. She discusses the movement and style of a good dancer, along with her musical background and the impact it had on her early life. Both of her parents were violinists and this greatly influenced her dance training. She was in London in the spring of 1989, assisting Natalia Makarova with the staging of La Bayadere at the Royal Ballet.

Biographical note:
Larissa Skylanskaya, a graduate of Moscow's Gitis Institute of Pedagogy and former Bolshoi soloist, is a member of the faculty at the San Francisco Ballet School.

Publisher

Pratt SILS 665-01, Barbara Newman

Date Created

April 28, 1989

Rights

Copyright

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Is Part Of

Newman, B. (June 1989). Speaking of Dance. The Dancing Times.

Provenance

Interviews recorded on cassette by Barbara Newman

Rights Holder

Barbara Newman, Larisa Skylanskaya

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Audio Cassette Tape

Digital Format

mp3

Digital Master

BNDA_Skylanskay_Larissa_1989_04_28_B.wav

Duration

00:04:15

Bit Rate/Frequency

32 kbps/16 kHz

Interviewer

Barbara Newman

Interviewee

Larisa Skylanskaya

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Collection

Citation

“Larisa Skylanskaya (published 1989),” Dance Dialogues: Interviews by Barbara Newman, 1979-Present, accessed September 28, 2021, http://dancedialogues.prattsils.org/items/show/76.

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