Tcherkassky, Marianna (1955–)

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Tcherkassky, Marianna (1955–)

American ballet dancer. Born 1955 in Glen Cove, Long Island, NY.

Trained at School of American Ballet; danced a season with Eglevsky Ballet; joined American Ballet (1970) and performed successfully in classical as well as contemporary works; danced Swanilda and Giselle, and had principal roles in Les Sylphides, Spectre de la Rose, and others; featured in van Dantzig's Monument for a Dead Boy and Darrell's The Nutcracker; retired (1996); taught for Bartholin Institute in Copenhagen and University of Cincinnati; became ballet mistress at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.

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