As James in La Sylphide. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As James in La Sylphide. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet. Mikhail Lobukhin as Tybalt. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet. Mikhail Lobukhin as Tybalt. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As The First Dancer in Lost Illusions. Anastasia Meskova as Florine. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As The First Dancer in Lost Illusions. Anastasia Meskova as Florine. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Emeralds. With Yanina Parienko and Xenia Zhiganshina. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Emeralds. With Yanina Parienko and Xenia Zhiganshina. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Generalissimo Soap in Moidodyr. Photo by Damir Yusupov
As Generalissimo Soap in Moidodyr. Photo by Damir Yusupov
Variety show compere in The Golden Age. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Variety show compere in The Golden Age. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Variety show compere in The Golden Age. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Variety show compere in The Golden Age. Photo by Elena Fetisova.

Nearest performances

The Flames of Paris 27 September
Le Corsaire 18 October20 October
The Bright Stream 28 October


						

Biography

Born in Moscow to the family of dancers.
In 1996, having completed his studies at the Moscow Academy of Choreography (Pyotr Pestov’s class), he joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company.
In 2006, he graduated from the balletmasters’ faculty of the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (Evgeny Valukin’s class).
At the present time, his teacher-repetiteur is Victor Barykin.

Repertoire

1996
Guard (Karen Khachaturyan’s Cipollino, choreography by Genrikh Mayorov)

1997
Pas de Six (The Taming of the Shrew to music by Kurt-Heinz Stolze after Domenico Scarlatti; choreography by John Cranko)
Pas d’Action (Giselle; Vladimir Vasiliev production) — was among the creators of this ballet

1998
Friend to Prince (Swan Lake; Vladimir Vasiliev version)
Spanish Doll (The Nutcracker; choreography by Yuri Grigorovich)

1999
Blue Bird (The Sleeping Beauty; Yuri Grigorovich production)
Coral (Rodion Shchedrin’s The Humpbacked Horse; choreography by Nikolai Androsov) — creator of the role
’Two pairs’ in Part 1 (Symphony in C) — was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre

2000
1st Variation in Pas d’action (Cesare Pugni’s La Fille du Pharaon; Pierre Lacotte production after Marius Petipa)

2001
Dance with drum (La Bayadere. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Officer/Two Officers (Anyuta to music by Valery Gavrilin; Vladimir Vasiliev production)

2002
Colas (Louis Herolds La Fille mal gardee; choreography by Frederick Ashton) — creator of the role at Bolshoi Theatre
Friend to Ferkhad (Arif Melikov’s A Legend of Love; choreography by Yuri Grigorovich)

2003
Peasant Pas de Deux (Giselle; Yuri Grigorovich production)
Tractor Driver (Dmitry Shostakovich’sThe Bright Stream; choreography by Alexei Ratmansky)
James (Herman Levenskiold’s La Sylphide ; choreography by August Bournonville in a version by E.M. von Rosen)
The Bronze Idol (La Bayadere)
Chinese Doll (The Nutcracker)

2004
Tarantella (choreography by George Balanchine)
Soloist Part 1 (Symphony in C)
Soloist/Three Soloists (Yuri Krasavin’s Magrittomania; choreography by Yuri Possokhov)
Shepherd/Three Shepherds (Spartacus; choreography by Yuri Grigorovich)
Soloist (Passacaille to music by Anton von Webern; choreography by Rolan Petit)

2005
Technician-adjuster (Dmitry Shostakovich’s Bolt; choreography by Alexei Ratmansky)
Fate (Les Presages to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Leonide Massine)
Basilio (Don Quixote, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in a version by Alexei Fadeyechev)
Soloist (Igor Stravinsky’s Jeu de cards; Alexei Ratmansky сreation)
The Nutcracker-Prince (The Nutcracker)

2007
Pas d’Esclaves (Le Corsaire; production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka after Marius Petipa)
Class Concert (to music by different composers; choreography by Asaf Messerer)

2008
Marseillaise dance (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen) — was among the creators of this ballet
Florent, friend to Phoebus
(Esmeralda by Cesare Pugni, choreography by Marius Petipa, staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka and Vasily Medvedev)

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