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A Ballerina for Our Time

"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, protege 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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Karen McDonough is an award-winning journalist and founder of, an arts magazine with readers around the globe. She has interviewed and profiled a diverse collection of newsmakers and prominent world figures with her work appearing in national and international publications. She is the author of A Ballerina For Our Time, Olga Pavlova, the inspiring biography of a Bolshoi trained prima ballerina who rose to the top of the dance world. Visit Karen's website Join others from around the world by signing up for the email list for news, events, and giveaways.

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