Evdokimova, Eva (1948–)

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Evdokimova, Eva (1948–)

American ballet dancer. Born Dec 1, 1948, in Geneva, Switzerland, to American parents.

Raised in Germany and England, trained at school of Munich State Opera Ballet under Erna Gerbel, as well as with Maria Fay, Vera Volkova, and Natalia Dudinskaya in Leningrad; performed with Royal Danish Ballet (1966–69); joined German Opera Ballet in Berlin as soloist (1969), and became company's prima ballerina (1973); danced briefly with Ballets Classiques de Monte Carlo (early 1970s); performed as permanent guest artist with London Festival Ballet in England; appeared as guest artist throughout the world, frequently partnering Rudolf Nureyev; served as ballet mistress of Boston Ballet in Massachusetts.

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