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Dance with Angels 11 – Nina (Nino) Ananiashvili

“Dance with Angels” Series

– 11 –

Nina Ananiashvili



Nina Ananiashvili was born in Tblisi, Georgia, in 1964. She started at ballet school in Georgia in 1973. Moved to Moscow in 1977 and made debut in 1980 in a school production of Coppelia. Graduated into the Bolshoi Ballet as a soloist in 1981. Her teachers were Raisa Struchkova and Marina Semyonova. In 1988 she and Andris Liepa were the first Soviet dancers to appear as guest artists with the New York City Ballet. She became principal with the American Ballet Theatre in 1993. In 1999 she joined Houston Ballet as principal.

(text by http://www.ballerinagallery.com/)

a study of geometric choreography…


the sanctity of ballet and the sacred ritual of the fouette

Don Quixote


“Don Quixote” (Kitri variation)


Nina Ananiashvili Alexei Fadeyechev Sleeping Beauty Adagio


Don Quixote – Kitri 1 Act


Moods (Ananiashvili,Fadeyechev)

Nina Ananiashvili and International Stars, Japan 1991



Black Swan Pas de Deux



Giselle (1986)



3 responses

  1. Mori

    Nina ,
    Hello . I am a man with full of love to you.
    It maybe strange and funy , but you are my dream angel . One of my wish is see your eyes in real .

    April 15, 2009 at 22:34

  2. the birth of a big love…

    April 16, 2009 at 06:19

  3. Nini

    I have painted her more than 10 times!

    March 1, 2010 at 01:18

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