BY NINA ALOVERT
The photographs presented in this Gallery are from the collection of Nina Alovert
and can be purchased from her
in several sizes and quality levels through this website.
NINA ALOVERT, Photographer
Nina Alovert, born in Leningrad, USSR, has followed the ballet companies of the Kirov and Bolshoi theaters since the 1950s.
dance photographs have been featured in many books on ballet by the Iskusstvo Publishing House, as well as in various magazines and newspapers in Russia.
In 1977, she emigrated to the United States and started working as a freelance ballet critic and photographer for Dance Magazine and other American, European, Japanese and Russian-language publications.
1984 book, Baryshnikov
in Russia, originally published in the U.S. by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, since has been reprinted in Germany by Verlagt by Kindler.
contributed to the compilation of The International Ballet Dictionary (St. James Press, London, 1994).
For two years she
wrote and broadcast reviews on New York cultural life for "The Voice of America" radio station.
Alovert, who received her master's degree in History from the University of Leningrad, worked as a research assistant for the medieval history department of the University.
also served as curator of the Comedy Theatre Museum
under Nikolay Akimov; and for Vera Komissarzhevskaya and the Lensoviet theaters.
In 1977, the St. Petersburg University of Humanities
album, consisting of fifty black-and-white pictures, titled Yesterday, Tomorrow, 21st Century...Ballet of the Maryinsky Theatre.
photos have been included in several exhibitions in Leningrad and New York City, the most recent one at the Gallery at Lincoln Center.
All Rights to the Photographs in this Gallery are reserved to Nina Alovert
, any use without her
written permission is strictly prohibited.