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American dancer, choreographer, and actress Shura Baryshnikov. She is the child of Mikhail Baryshnikov, a ballet dancer, and actress Jessica Lange. She was raised going to numerous filming places with her mother and had classical ballet training as a young child. She participated in field hockey, riding horses, and track in high school. Baryshnikov later graduated from Marlboro College with a degree in American studies. She spent the majority of her youth in tutus and pointe shoes because she was an avid and excellent dancer from an early age. She is now regarded as one of the nation’s most well-known dancers. Although her greatest passion is dancing, she is a multi-talented woman with interests in many different areas. She has worked as a dance instructor at Brown University for many years and has also dabbled in other professions such as cooking, arts administration, and interior design. Additionally, she has performed in a few plays, including Salome by Oscar Wilde, at Boston’s Bridge Repertory Theater. In my experience, Baryshnikov is a really kind and modest lady. She has a strong bond with her mother and other family members.

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Career of Shura Baryshnikov

Shura Baryshnikov teaches dance, movement, and contact improvisation as a teaching associate at Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies. She mostly works with actors and directors. She has worked with Trinity Repertory Company, Elemental Theatre Collective, and The Wilbury Theatre Group as a movement consultant and choreographer. Baryshnikov has additionally performed as a freelance dancer. She has appeared in pieces by Heidi Henderson, Ali Kenner-Brodsky, and Betsy Miller. Aerplaye Dance, Festival Ballet Providence, Elemental Theatre Collective, Lostwax Multimedia Dance, and Bridge Rep of Boston are a few more companies with whom she has performed.

At Salve Regina University, Rhode Island College, Dean College, Connecticut College, and MIT, Baryshnikov has taught dance. She also works at Moses Brown School as a dance instructor. She has also assisted Anne Bogart at the SITI Company. The American dancer and choreographer is a member of Actors’ Equity Association as well. She and Danielle Davidson co-founded the dance company Doppelganger Dance Collective, which she is the co-founder of.
As an actor, Baryshnikov has performed in a Bridge Repertory Theater production of the play “Salome.” She also appeared in the musical “Oklahoma” as a cast member. Her performances have been included at the Moving Arts Lab at Earthdance, the RISD Museum, the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, and the Providence Fringe Festival.

Individual Life of Shura Baryshnikov

Mikhail Baryshnikov and Jessica Lange welcomed Shura Baryshnikov into the world in Stillwater, Minnesota, in 1981. Hannah Jane Shepard and Anna Baryshnikov are two of her five half-siblings. Baryshnikov studied theatre and contemporary dance in addition to American studies at Marlboro College, where she majored in that subject.

Net worth of Shura Baryshnikov

The estimated net worth of Shura Baryshnikov is about $1 million.