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Vera Fokina Photo

Stage Name

Birth Name

Vera Fokina

Vera Antonova


    Vera was a Russian dancer And was the widow of the famous Michel Fokine  (b.1880-1942.)  She graduated from the St. Petersburg " Imperial School of Ballet" in 1904. Vera married Michel Fokine in 1905 and became one of his most faithful disciples. They had a son named Vitale.

   Vera achieved her greatest fame in Western Europe where she began her appearance's in 1908 with the Diaghileff ballet. Danced for awhile in the Maryinsky ballet theater until 1918, when she resigned and moved to New York with her husband Michel Fokine in 1919.

Birth Place

Birth Date

Spouse

Offspring

Russia 4/26/1886 - 8/22/1958 Michel Fokine (1880-1942) Vitale
     

Dance Types

Dance Partners

Music Titles

Ballet Alexander Chiriaiev n/a
      Anatole Oboukhoff      
      Anna Pavlova      
      Bronislava Nijinska      
      Leonide Leontiev      
      Ludmilla Scholar

Posters

      Michel Fokine Vera Fokina & Fokine Poster
      Tamara Karsavina      
      Vaslav Ninjinsky      
      Vsevolod Meyerhold      

Night Clubs

Theaters

Stage

n/a Hippodrome Theater (1921) Carnaval (3/5/1910)
      Hollywood Bowl Cleopatra
      Maryinsky Theater Dying Swan
      Pavlova Hall (Firebird) Firebird (6/25/1910)
            Get Together (1921)
            Les Sylphides (2/23/1907)
            Scheherazade
            Spectre de la Rose

Films

Television

Publications

$ 1973 - Dying Swan n/a 7/1929 - Dance Magazine
            1949 - Dance Encyclopedia

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