Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Nina Sibirtseva
 

 

Born in 1901 in Klintsy, Chernigov Gubernia, Ukraine. Her parents were merchants with secular opinions, having hrt receive a modern education. Due to this, her father became sent to Atshinsk (Siberia), traveling therein with the entire family, and there S. attended the middle gymnasium, which she completed in 1918.

On the initiative of [tsunoyfgenforene] Yiddish soldiers in Atshinsk, she found a legal literary dramatic circle, in which S. participated in the productions.

In 1921 she attended in Moscow the Russian dramatic school with the Moscow Kleines Theatre under the name of Yermolov.

In 1927 she joined the Bialystok revue theatre "Gilh rinh". In 1928 she participated in "Azazel", then in a range of dramas in operetta troupes, and since 1931 she has been in the Vilna Yiddish theatre.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1469.
 

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