Nina Gershman is a graduate of The Choreographic Institute in Krasnoyarsk, Russia (Vaganova Syllabus). From 1987 to 1992 she was the 1st soloist at the Krasnoyarsk Ballet and Opera Theatre. In 1992 Nina immigrated to Israel with her family and joined The Israel Ballet. From 1992 to 2008, her repertoire includes Cinderella (Yampolsky / Prokoffiev) – Cinderella, Giselle (Perrot / Adam) – Giselle, Nutcracker (Yampolsky / Tchaikovsky) Sugarplum Fairy and Grand Pas de Deux, Don Quixote (Petipa / Minkus) – Street Dancer, Balanchine Ballets – Principal dancer in – Serenade, Symphony in C, Square Dance, La Valse and The Four Temperaments. Roles created by Nina Gershman: Gurrelieder (Yampolsky / Schoenberg) – Tove, Medea (Yampolsky / Luigi Nono) – The Princess, Ni-Na (Yampolsky / Saint-Saens).