Olga Likhovskaya was born in Orenburg in 1958. She studied at the Vaganova School in St. Petersburg (pupil of V. Stankevich and N. Bazarova). Graduated and joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 1976. Among her roles were Maria (Fountain of Bakhchisarai), Katerina (Stone Flower), Giselle, Sylphide (La Sylphide), Odette-Odile (Swan Lake), Natalia Nikolayevna (Pushkin), Princess Florine (Sleeping Beauty) and Anna (Anna Karenina).
Honored Artist of the USSR 1983