Ballet is a mesmerizing world of dance art, in which ballerinas seem to soar in the air. All aesthetes who visit the theater probably know the famous ballerina, great actress, tutor Tatyana Nikolaevna Golikova, who gave the world more than one delightful dance and released many talented ballerinas into the dance profession.
Tatyana Nikolaevna Golikova was born in the post-war autumn of 1945 on October 14. The birthplace of the famous ballerina is Vyborg.
Education and career
Golikova received her education at the Moscow Choreographic School. Her padagogue and mentor was the best in the USSR Shulamith Messerer, who was a representative of the famous Plisetsk-Messerer dynasty. Tatiana Nikolaevna graduated from college at the age of 20 (1965).
The girl had a bright appearance and looked like a modern heroine. Tatiana was immediately admitted to the Bolshoi Theater, in which Marina Semenova, a famous talented ballerina, became a mentor. Tatiana Golikova's talent was immediately appreciated. The girl easily managed to take over the hall, she was always the center of the performance and it turned out involuntarily. Everyone who saw how Golikov danced got real pleasure.
Despite the fact that the girl was immediately noticed in the troupe, Tatyana Nikolaevna's career cannot be called lightning-fast. She began to receive solo parts of Golikova almost immediately, and eventually reached the pinnacle of her ballerina's career - Odette-Odilia from Swan Lake.
Golikova parted with the profession of a ballerina in 1988 (her career was over) and had the title of Honored Artist (1976) and People's Artist (1984) of the RSFSR. In 1974 she was awarded the prize of the Moscow Komsomol, in 2001 - the medal of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, II degree.
After graduating from her career, Tatyana Nikolaevna remained in the ballet path and took up teaching. The students loved their teacher very much, calling her a person with a capital letter and an example for everyone. According to the graduates of Golikova, she taught not only dance skills, competent work in the profession, but also just life. Also, Tatyana Golikova was engaged in hair, make-up and costumes with artists. She taught such ballerinas as Ekaterina Shipulina, Ksenia Kern, Maria Alexandrova, Miriya Vinogradova, Maria Allash.
During her life, Tatyana Nikolaevna managed to star in a documentary film consisting of 3 episodes, which was called "Composing Dances", as well as in the film "Moscow - My Love". She went on tour to Belgrade, Prague, Chelyabinsk, Novosibirsk.
Little is known about Tatiana Golikova's family. M. L. Tsivin (the ballerina's husband) is the head, artist and soloist of the Bolshoi Theater. Since 1982 he has been an Honored Artist of the RSFSR. Daughter of Tatyana Nikolaevna - Sofya Lyubimova, followed in the footsteps of her father and mother. She is a ballet dancer at the Bolshoi Theater.
In 2009, Golikova underwent surgery (she had lung cancer), after which she had a hard time recovering. A serious illness did not stop the famous actress, and she continued to teach until the last days of her life.
Her last rehearsal took place on January 8, 2012. In winter, on February 17, 2012, at 5:30 am Tatyana Nikolaevna Golikova passed away. She died in Moscow, in her apartment in the circle of people close to her. She was 67 years old.