Nina Timofeyeva was born in Leningrad in 1935. She graduated from the Vaganova School in 1953. Joined the Bolshoi Ballet in 1956. She had brilliant and impeccable technique. After some difficult years in the beginning of her career she danced all the classical ballets and created many roles in the contemporary repertory. She retired in 1988.
Aegina in Spartacus, Mekhmene in The Legend of Love, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Night City (Miraculous Mandarin), Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Asel.
People's Artist of the USSR 1969