Nina Sorokina was born in Moscow in 1942. After graduation from Moscow Choreographic School she was accepted to the Bolshoi Ballet as soloist. She was succesful both in contemporary and classical roles. Married to and frequent partner of Yuri Vladimirov.
Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Don Quixote, Flames of Paris, Icarus, Spartacus.
Gold Medal at Varna 1966.
Gold Medal at the First International Ballet Competition Moscow 1969.
People's Artist of the USSR.