Andre Eglevsky (1917 – 1977)
Eglevsky was born in
Krassovska was born Natasha Leslie in Petrograd/Lennigrad in 1918. Her grandmother was a soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet, and her mother, Lydia Krassovska, was a dancer with Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. She began her ballet training with Olga Preobrajenska and choreographer Bronislava Nijinska.
She danced with Ida Rubinstein's Company at the Paris Opera, Nijinska's Ballet Russe in 1932 and Les Ballets 1933. After Les Ballets, Krassovska partnered with Serge Lifar on a tour in
Igor Youskevitch was born Ukrainian near
In 1946 he joined Leonide Massine's Ballet Russe Highlights, and that fall he became a premier danseur of Ballet Theatre now ABT. Igor remained with Ballet Theatre until 1955 when he returned to star for Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. In 1960 he rejoined Ballet Theatre as guest artist on their first visit to the
Anatole studied at the
David's real name was David Liechtenstein. He was born in Rostov-on-Don, U.S.S.R., and he studied dance in