1919-1922 – Orlova studied in the Moscow conservatory, a class of grand piano, but she didn’t graduate from it because of the absence of money.
1922-1925 – Orlova studied at a ballet faculty of the Moscow Theatrical Technical Secondary School (another name – High Ballet School).
1922-1925 – she was being tutored at home in dramatic art by Teleshova, E., a director of the Moscow Art Theatre .
1920-1926 – she accompanied silent movies on the piano in Moscow cinemas Union , Ars, Great Silent and Orpheum. Later on she provided concert entertainment before movie displaying at the cinema Ars.
1926-1933 – a member of a mixed chorus and, later on, a soloist of the Musical Theatre under the direction of Vladimir Nemirovitch-Danchenko.
Lyubov Orlova entered the mixed chorus of the Musical Theatre under the direction of Vladimir Nemirovitch-Danchenko, as a member, after graduating from the Moscow Theatrical Technical Secondary School in 1926.At the beginning of her career in the theatre Lyubov Orlova played episodic parts, being the artist of the chorus and ballet. Nevertheless her musical and dramatic talent was remarked by the audience. She had got the part of Perikola of the same name operetta by Jacques Offenbach ( France ) in 1932 and this lead part made her a real soloist.
Lead roles at the Musical Theatre under the direction of Vladimir Nemirovitch-Danchenko:
- Perichola in the operetta by Jacques Offenbach «La Perichola».
- Hersilie in the operetta by Charles Lecocq «Madame Ango’s Daughter» (“La Fille de Madame Angot”).
- Serpolette in the operetta by Robert Planquette «Corneville’s Bells» (“ Les Cloches de Corneville”).
- Georgette in the operetta by Jacques Ibert «Italian Straw Hat» (“Un Chapeau de Paille d'Italie”).
1926-1930 – She was married to Andrei Berzin (1893-1947/8 гг.), Deputy Head of the State Commissariat of Agriculture. In 1930 Andrei Berzin was arrested by GPU in connection with a trumped-up case of a Labor Peasant Party. В 1938 г. he was re-arrested and was sent into a concentration camp of GULAG.
1932-1933 – She had a common-law marriage with a German/Austrian entrepreneur. The more accurate information on him is absent.