A Ballerina for Our Time : Olga Pavlova
by Karen McDonough and Christopher Wheeldon


Overview - "Her luxurious attack and fearlessness set her apart from other great dancers of her generation." Christopher Wheeldon , British choreographer and former Royal Ballet dancer
"I will always remember Olga with her distinct individuality .
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Overview
"Her luxurious attack and fearlessness set her apart from other great dancers of her generation."Christopher Wheeldon, British choreographer and former Royal Ballet dancer
"I will always remember Olga with her distinct individuality . . . her precision . . . and great charisma."Maya Plisetskaya, Russian Prima Ballerina Assoluta
"She is one of my best memories in my career. She's probably the last great ballerina I've had a chance to work with."Paul Mejia, prot g of George Balanchine and former New York City Ballet principal
A Ballerina For Our Timeis the stunning biography of Olga Pavlova. Her life brings readers into the highly competitive ballet world and the infamous Bolshoi Ballet Academy. Her inspiring story of passion and perseverance is for anyone following their heart's desire.
Like so many other young girls, Olga Pavlova dreamed of becoming a famous ballerina. Her road to success was paved with personal struggles, triumphs, and life lessons for overcoming obstacles to achieve prominence. From being confined to a hospital bed with a serious back injury as a child to becoming the target of vicious jealousy inside the world-renowned Bolshoi academy, she rose above it all to become a prima ballerina on the world stage.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781505354942
  • ISBN-10: 1505354943
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: March 2015
  • Page Count: 130
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.28 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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