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Guide to the Marianna Tcherkassky Ballet Shoes MS.P.031
MS.P.031  
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Description
This collection is composed of a single pair of autographed pink ballet pointe shoes worn by the ballerina Marianna Tcherkassky in the matinee performance of "Giselle" with the American Ballet Theatre at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 23, 1993.
Background
Marianna Tcherkassky, born in 1952, is a renowned ballerina. She began her ballet training with her mother and later studied at the School of American Ballet in New York on a full scholarship. In 1970, Tcherkassky joined the American Ballet Theatre in 1970 and was the principal dancer from 1976-1996. She retired from performing ballet in 1996 and began teaching throughout the United States and continues to teach today.
Extent
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.