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Michael Baryshnikov

Michael Baryshnikov (1948, Riga, Latvian SSR) – one of the most outstanding contemporary dancers, a choreographer.

Michael Baryshnikov, one of the most outstanding contemporary dancers, a choreographer and screen-actor. Born in Riga in 1948 to a military family.

Michael  Baryshnikov studied at choreographic school in Riga and then in Leningrad. He was a soloist in the Kirov theatre (now Mariinsky theatre) performing mainly classical roles and proved his professionalism.

In the 1970 ies M. Baryshnikov emigrated to Canada and became a soloist of the Canadian National ballet. He was invited to perform in the USA.

Since 1990 for 12 years he led the group “White Oak Dance Project” and in 2005 established “The Art Centre of M. Barishnikov”. M. Barishnikov is one of the most prominent, ballet dancers of modern times. His dancing attracts the spectators by high artistic skills and brilliant technique.




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