Don Quixote.Second Variation in Grand Pas.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Don Quixote.
Second Variation in Grand Pas.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Hungarian Bride in Swan Lake.Photo by Nadezhda Bausova.
As Hungarian Bride in Swan Lake.
Photo by Nadezhda Bausova.
As Liza in La Dame de Pique.Nikolai Tsiskaridze as Hermann.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Liza in La Dame de Pique.
Nikolai Tsiskaridze as Hermann.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Miller's Wife in Le Tricorne.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Miller's Wife in Le Tricorne.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Giselle.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Giselle.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Giselle.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Giselle.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in La Sylphide.Ruslan Skvortsov as James.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in La Sylphide.
Ruslan Skvortsov as James.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In Symphony of Psalms. Opposite Alexander Vodopetov. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In Symphony of Psalms. Opposite Alexander Vodopetov. Photo by Damir Yusupov.

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Biography

She was born in Tbilisi. In 1992-95 she studied at Tbilisi Ballet School (class of S. Tvarelishvili) wherefrom she was moved to the Moscow Choreographic Academy. While studying at the Academy (1999-2001) she was a holder of a Maris Liepa fellowship. In 2000 she danced the 7th waltz and The Prelude in the school performance Chopiniana on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater.
After graduation in 2001 (Irina Syrova class) she joined the Ballet Company of the Bolshoi Theater.
Her teacher-repetiteur is Marina Kondratieva.

Repertoire

2002

Friends to Lise (La Fille mal gardee. Music by Louis Herold; choreography by Frederick Ashton)
Friends to Giselle (Giselle by A. Adam; choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa in the version by Yuri Grigorovich)
The 7th waltz and prelude (Chopiniana to music by F. Chopin, choreography by Mikhail Fokine)

2003

1st varration in the scene Raimonda’s dreams (Raimonda by A.Glazunov. Choreography by M. Petipa in the version of Y. Grigorovich)
Two wilises (Giselle)
The 2nd variation in Grand Pas (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in the version by A. Fadeechev)
Three swans (Swan Lake by P. Tchaikovsky; in the 2nd version by Yuri Grigorovich)

2004

Maids of honor, Tender fairy (The Sleeping Beauty by P.Tchaikovsky, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich version)
Two pairs in part II (Symphony C-major to music by G. Bizet, choreography by G. Balanchine)
Soloist role in Concerto Barocco (to music by Johann Sebastian Bach, choreography by G. Balanchine)
Grand Pas (La Bayadere by L.Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa, in the version by Y. Grigorovich)
Leading soloist (Yuri Krasavin’s Magrittomania; choreography by Yuri Posokhov)
Final Waltz and Apotheosis (Nutcracker, by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Cobweb (A Midnight’s Summer Dream to the music of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy and G. Ligeti, choreography by John Neumeier) — creator of the role at the Bolshoi theater
The 3d variation in the “Shadows” scene (La Bayadère by L. Minkus. Choreography by M. Petipa, Yuri Grigorovich production)

2005

Hungarian bride (Swan Lake)
Liza (La Dame de Pique to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Rolan Petit production)
Man’ka Lucky/Fart (Bolt by D. Shostakovich, Alexei Ratmansky production) —
Queen of Dryads (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in the version by A. Fadeechev)
Miller’s Wife (Manuel de Falla’s Le Tricorne. Choreography by Leonide Massine)

2006

Winter, waltz soloists (Cinderella by S. Prokofiev, Y. Possokhov and Y. Borisov production) — was among the creators of this ballet
Two fashionable pairs (The Golden Age by D. Shostakovich. Production by Yuri Grigorovich)
Giselle (Giselle)

2008

The 1st sylph (creator of the role at the Bolshoi Theater), Sylph (Herman Levenskiold’s La Sylphide; choreography by August Bournonville in a version by Johan Kobborg)
Bride’s ghost (creator of the role), Mireille de Poitiers (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen)
Pair in Green (Russian Seasons. Music by Leonid Desyatnikov, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky)

2009

La Priere (Coppelia by L. Délibes. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti; revival and new choreographic version by Sergei Vikharev) — creator of the role at the Bolshoi Theater


Tours

In 2003 she took part in the IX Rudolph Nureyev International Festival of Classical Ballet, in Ufa and the 1st All-Russia festival “The young ballet of Russia” in Krasnodar.

Since 2002 she has been constantly cooperating with the “Russian Ballet” theater under the guidance of V. Gordeev. There she dances in Chopiniana (The 7th waltz and Prelude, 2002), The Sleeping Beauty (Lilac Fairy), The Lively Garden scene (Le Corsaire by A. Adam, choreography by Marius Petipa, Medora, 2004)

In 2005 she appeared in the title role in Giselle by A. Adam in Bashkir state opera and ballet theater (partner — Karl Pakett, the principal dancer of Opéra National de Paris)

In 2006 she danced the same role in the Mari El Republic state opera and ballet theater n.a. Erik Sapaev (Yoshkar-Ola) and also Nikia (La Bayadère, production by S. Bobrov; Solor — Mark Peretokin) in the performance of Krasnoyarsk state opera and ballet theater during “The Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet” festival.


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