In Jeu de cartes. Photo by Andrei Melanyin.
In Jeu de cartes.
Photo by Andrei Melanyin.
As Fool in Swan Lake.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Fool in Swan Lake.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As James in La Sylphide.Photo by Damir yusupov.
As James in La Sylphide.
Photo by Damir yusupov.
As Jerome in The Flames of Paris.Natalia Osipova as Jeanne.Photo by Yelena Fetisova.
As Jerome in The Flames of Paris.
Natalia Osipova as Jeanne.
Photo by Yelena Fetisova.
As Frantz in Coppelia.Andrei Sitnikov as Coppelius.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Frantz in Coppelia.
Andrei Sitnikov as Coppelius.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Frantz in Coppelia.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Frantz in Coppelia.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Modest Alexeevich in Anyuta.Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Modest Alexeevich in Anyuta.
Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Philippe in The Flames of Paris. Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Philippe in The Flames of Paris.
Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Count N in Lady of the Camellias.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Count N in Lady of the Camellias.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Count Albrecht in Giselle. Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Count Albrecht in Giselle.
Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Pechorin in A Hero of Our Time.Daria Bochkova as Vera.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Pechorin in A Hero of Our Time.
Daria Bochkova as Vera.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Awards

In 2004, he won the 2nd prize at the Arabesque Open Competition for Russian Ballet Dancers, in Perm, he also received the prize from OJSC “Permturist” for the best performance of a piece choreographed by G. Balanchine and the Press Jury prize established by the Theater Union of the Russian Federation.
In 2009, he was the recipient of Russia’s National Theater Award — the Golden Mask (Special Jury Prize), for the best duet (in La Sylphide with Natalia Osipova) (season 2007/2008).
In 2011, he was awarded the Nina Ananiashvili the star Prize (Tbilisi)
In 2013, he was awarded the title of Merited Artist of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania.

						

Biography

Vyacheslav Lopatin was born in Voronezh. He graduated from the Voronezh state college of choreography. After graduation he took a study course at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy of choreography. Having finished the course he joined the Bolshoi Ballet in 2003. At the present time his master-repetiteur is Boris Akimov.

Repertoire

2003
Harlequin (Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

2004
Pas d’action (A. Adam's Giselle. V.Vasiliev version)
Boys (La Sylphide by H.S.Løvenskiold, choreography by A. Bournonville,  version)
Cipollino (Cipollino by K. Khachaturyan, G. Mayorov's choreography)
Spanish Doll, The Nutcracker-Prince (Nutcracker)
Gardeners (A Midnight’s Summer Dream to music by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy and G. Ligeti, choreography by J.Neumeier) — among the creators at the Bolshoi Theatre

2005
Pas d’action (La Fille du Pharao by C. Pugni, P. Lacotte production after M. Petipa)
Technician-adjuster (The Bolt by D. Shostakovich, choreography by A.Ratmansky) — creation at Bolshoi Theatre
Bluebird (The Sleeping Beauty by P.Tchaikovsky, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich’s version)
Soloist (I. Stravinsky’s Jeu de cards, choreography by A. Ratmansky) — among the creators at the Bolshoi Theatre
Jester (Swan Lake by P.Tchaikovsky, choreography A. Gorsky, M.Petipa, L. Ivanov, second Y. Grigorovich's version)

2006
Friend to Prince, Waltz’ Soloist (Cinderella by S. Prokofiev, choreography by Y. Possokhov, director Y. Borisov)
Friends to Boris (The Golden Age by D. Shostakovich, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Tarantella (music by L.M.Gottschalk, choreography by G. Balanchine)

2007
Soloist (Misericordes to music by A. Part, choreography by Ch. Wheeldon) — among the creators
Soloist (In the Upper Room, music by Ph. Glass, choreography by T.Tharp)
The Bronze Idol (La Bayadère by L. Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich's version)
Alain (La Fille mal gardée by L. Hérold, choreography by F. Ashton)
Pas d’Esclaves (Le Corsaire by A. Adam, production and new choreography by A. Ratmansky and Y. Burlaka after M. Petipa)
Soloist (Class Concert to music by A.Glazunov, A. Lyadov, A. Rubinstein, D. Shostakovich, choreography by A. Messerer)

2008
James (H. Levenskiold’s La Sylphide, choreography by A.t Bournonville, J. Kobborg's version) — creation at Bolshoi Theatre
Variety show compere (The Golden Age by D. Shostakovich, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Jerome (B. Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris, production and new choreography by A. Ratmansky after V. Vainonen)
Couple in ed (Russian Seasons to music by L. Desyatnikov, choreography by A. Ratmansky) — among the creators at the Bolshoi Theatre
Pas de trois (Grand Pas classique for the ballet Paquita by L.Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, new choreographic version by Y. Burlaka)

2009
Frantz (L. Delibes' Coppelia, choreography by M. Petipa and E.Cecchetti, revival and new choreographic version by S.Vikharev)
Basilio (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, A. Gorsky, A. Fadeyechev’s version)

2010
Mercutio, (Romeo and Julie by S. Prokofiev, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
The title Role (Petrushka by I. Stravinsky, choreography by M. Fokine, new choreographic version by S. Vikharev)
Colas (La Fille mal gardée by L. Hérold, choreography by F. Ashton)
The Leading Couple in The Rubies (Part II of Jewels, music by I.Stravinsky, choreography by G. Balanchine) — among the creators at the Bolshoi Theatre
Quintet (Herman Schmerman to music by T. Willems; choreography by W. Forsythe)

2011
L
ucien (L.d Desyatnikov's Illusions perdues, choreography by A. Ratmansky)
Part in Chroma to music by J. Talbot and J. White (choreography by W. McGregor) — among the creators at the Bolshoi Theatre

2012
Modest Alexeyevich (Anyuta to music of V. Gavrilin, choreography by V. Vasiliev)
Philippe (The Flames of Paris)
Pas de trios in Emeralds (Part I of Jewels, music by G. Faure, choreography by G. Balanchine)
The Leading Couple (Classical Symphony to music of S. Prokofiev, choreography by Y. Possokhov)

2013
The Groom
(Marco Spada by D.-F.-E. Auber, P. Lacotte production) — creation at the Bolshoi Theatre

2014
Count N.
(Lady of the Camellias to music by F. Chopin, choreography by J. Neumeier) — creation at the Bolshoi Theatre
Pyotr (Bright Stream)
Gremio (The Taming of the Shrew to music by D. Shostakovich, choreography by J.-C. Maillot) — creation
Count Albrecht
(Giselle, V. Vasiliev’s version)

2015
Yorick
(Hamlet to music by D. Shostakovich, D. Donnelan and R. Poklitary production)
Old Woman/Yanko (Taman part, creation), Pechorin (Princess Mary part; A Hero of Our Time by I. Demutsky, choreography by Y. Possokhov, director K. Serebrennikov)
The Couple in Yellow (Russian Seasons)

He took part in the Bolshoi Theatre Studio of New Choreography workshop (Choreographers at Bolshoi, 2005), danced the part of Snake (one of five young warriors) in the ballet Tamashi (choreography by M. Ivata) to music of KODO group. He also appeared in Déjà vu to music by W.Mertens,choreography by N. Dmitrievsky (2006).

In 2011, he participated in the joint project of the Bolshoi Theater and the Californian Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Remansos to music by E. Granados, choreography by N. Duato); Pas de Trois to music by M. Glinka, choreography by G. Balanchine)

Tours

2014 — performed the part of Basislio (Anastasia Stachkevich as Kitri) with the Tokio Ballet (Don Quixote in V. Vasiliev’s version).

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