- Category : 1871-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Refinement 2
Russian ballerina, the prima ballerina of the Russian Imperial Ballet from 1900 and a noted ballet instructor after her retirement from performing.
In 1892, she made her debut in Kalkabrino, the first of her many performances in Petipa creations, which included Bluebeard (1896), Les Millions d'Arlequin (1900) and Les Saisons (1900). She also performed in Ivanov and Gerdt's Sylvia (1901), Nikolai and Sergei Legat's The Fairy Doll (1903), and Mikhail Fokin's The Night of Terpsichore and Chopiniana (1908).
In 1895, she began to make international appearances, including in Paris, London and the United States. She died on 27 December 1962, aged 91, in Paris, France.