As Queen of Dryads in Don Quixote.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Giselle.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Marie in Nutcracker.
Dmitri Gudanov as Prince.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Odile in Swan Lake.
Artem Ovcharenko as Prince Siegfried.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mireille de Poitiers in The Flames of Paris.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
In the title part in Anyuta.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Artynov.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Classical Symphony. Opposite Semon Chudin.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Angela in Marco Spada.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Marchesa Sampietri in Marco Spada.
Andrei Merkuriev as Count Pepinelli.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
 
 

Nearest performances

Comic ballet in two actsThe Bright Stream1 november2 november
Ballet by John Neumeier in three acts with a prologueLady of the Camellias13 november14 november15 november
Ballet by John Cranko in three actsOnegin13 december

Awards

2003 — the youth grant of the Triumph prize, 2004 — II prize at the All-Russia Yuri Grigorovich Festival “Young Ballet of Russia” (Krasnodar).

2006 — I prize at the “Young Ballet of the World” (Sochi) and the Ballet magazine Soul of Dance prize (in the category “Rising Star”)

Biography

She was born in Orel. In 2002 she graduated from the Moscow State Choreographic Academy (classes of Lyudmila Kolenchenko, Marina Leonova, Elena Bobrova) and joined the Kremlin Ballet Theater, where she danced the leading roles:

Giselle
(Giselle by A. Adam; choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa, A. Petrov)
Odette-Odile (Swan Lake; choreography by Alexander Gorsky, Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, A. Messerer, A. Petrov)
Marie (Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by A. Petrov)
Kitri (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by Alexander Gorsky, production by V. Vasiliev)
Emmy Lawrence (Tom Sawyer by P. Ovsyannikov, choreography by A. Petrov)
Naina (Ruslan and Ludmila by V. Agafonnikov, choreography by A. Petrov)
Princess Florina, Princess Aurora (The Sleeping Beauty by P.Tchaikovsky, choreography by M. Petipa, A. Petrov)
Esmeralda (La Esmeralda by C. Pugni, R. Drigo, choreography by A. Petrov)
Susanna (Figaro to music by W.I. Mozart and G. Rossini, choreography by A. Petrov)

She became the constant participant of the “Russian Seasons of the XXI century” project, initiated by the Charity foundation n.a. Maris Liepa, the company SAV Entertainment and the Kremlin Ballet Theater. She appeared in the roles of the Firebird (The Firebird by I. Stravinsky, after M. Fokine, revived by A. Liepa), Tamar (Tamar by M. Balakirev, staged by A. Liepa, Y. Smoriginas).

In 2007 she danced Gulnare in Le Corsaire by A. Adam (choreography by M. Petipa, K. Sergeev) and Lilac Fairy together with the ballet company of the Tatar State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after M.Jalil under the auspices of the International Rudolf Nureyev Festival of Classical Ballet (Kazan).

In 2008 she appeared in the role of the Mistress of the Copper Mountain at the first night performance of The Tale of the Stone Flower by S. Prokofiev at the Yekaterinburg State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet (choreography by A. Petrov).

In 2010 she took the position of a principal dancer at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre. There she danced Queen of dryads, Kitri (Don Quixote, choreography by A. Gorsky, A Tchitchinadze), Odette- Odile (Swan Lake, choreography by L. Ivanov, V. P. Burmeister), Esmeralda (Cesare Pugni’s La Esmeralda; choreography by V. P. Burmeister)

In the season of 2011/2012 she joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company.
Her teacher-repetiteur is Nina Semizorova.

Repertoire

at the Bolshoi Theater

2011
Queen of Dryads (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in the version by A. Fadeechev)
Giselle (Giselle by A. Adam; choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa, production by Y. Grigorovich)
Marie (Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

2012
Odette-Odile (Swan Lake by P. Tchaikovsky in the 2nd version by Y. Grigorovich)
Soloist ( Cinque to music by A. Vivaldi, production by M. Bigonzetti)
Slaves dance (Le Corsaire by A. Adam. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka after Marius Petipa)
Mireille de Poitiers (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen)
Anyuta (Anyuta to music by Valery Gavrilin. Vladimir Vasiliev production)
Duet (Dream of Dream to music of S. Rachmaninov, choreography by J. Elo)
Leading pair (Classical Symphony to music of S. Prokofiev, choreography by Y. Possokhov)
Ramze (Cesare Pugni’s La Fille du Pharaon; Pierre Lacotte production after Marius Petipa)