As Spanish Bride in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Spanish Bride in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Friend to Prince in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Friend to Prince in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Awards

In 2012 she was awarded the title of Merited Artist of Azerbaijan.


						

Biography

She was born in Moscow. In 1995 she entered the Dance Academy of the New Humanitarian University of Natalia Nesterova (N. Trishina’s class). In 1999 she continued her studies at Moscow State Choreographic Academy (class of Natalia Archipova, Ludmila Litavkina)
While studying at the Academy she received title roles in school performances — she danced Masha in P. Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker (choreography by V. Vainonen, production by M. Krapivin) on the stage of the Bolshoi theater.
In 2005 she won the 1st prize (junior group) at the International competition of ballet dancers and choreographers in Moscow and was invited to join the Ballet company of the Bolshoi Theater where she made her debut in the part of Swan/Four swans in P. Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.
Her teacher-repetiteur is Marina Kondratyeva.

Repertoire

2005

Four swans (Swan Lake; choreography by Alexander Gorsky, Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov in the 2nd version by Yuri Grigorovich)

2006

Manu (La Bayadere; choreography by Marius Petipa, in the version by Yuri Grigorovich)
Interpolation Pas de Deux (Giselle by A. Adam; choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa in the version by Yuri Grigorovich)
Four dryads (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in the version by A. Fadeechev)
Spanish bride (Swan Lake)
Friends to Boris (The Golden Age. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Production by Yuri Grigorovich)
Two Sylphs (Chopiniana to music by F. Chopin, choreography by Mikhail Fokine)
Spanish doll (Nutcracker, by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

2007

Soloist (Philip Glass’ In the Upper Room; choreography by Twyla Tharp)
2nd variation in Grand Pas, friends to Kitri (Don Quixote)
Maids of honor (The Sleeping Beauty by P.Tchaikovsky, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich version)
The Lively Garden and dance “with fans” (Le Corsaire by A. Adam. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka after Marius Petipa)
Soloist (Class Concert to music by A.Glazunov, A. Lyadov, A. Rubinstein, D. Shostakovich; choreography by Asaf Messerer)
3d variation in the “Shadows” scene (La Bayadère by L. Minkus. Choreography by M. Petipa, Yuri Grigorovich production)

2008

The third Odalisque (Le Corsaire)
Friends to Zina (The Bright Stream. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Alexei Ratmansky production)
Two sylphs (Herman Levenskiold’s La Sylphide; choreography by August Bournonville in a version by Johan Kobborg)
Soloist (Igor Stravinsky’s Jeu de cards; Alexei Ratmansky сreation)
Guadalquivir (Cesare Pugni’s La Fille du Pharaon; Pierre Lacotte production after Marius Petipa)
Two pairs in part I (Symphony C-major to music by G. Bizet, choreography by G. Balanchine)
Cupid (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen)
Couple in violet (Russian Seasons. Music by Leonid Desyatnikov, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky)

2009

Soloist (Grand Pas classique for the ballet Paquita by L.Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, new choreographic version by Y. Burlaka)
Pas d’action (Giselle by A. Adam; choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa in the version by V. Vasiliev)
Mimes (A. Khachaturian’s Spartacus, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Friends to Swanilda (appeared in the opening night performance in Bolshoi Theater) (Coppelia by L. Délibes. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti; revival and new choreographic version by Sergei Vikharev)
Grand Pas (Raimonda by A.Glazunov. Choreography by M. Petipa in the version of Y. Grigorovich)
Summer ( Cinderella by S. Prokofiev, Y. Possokhov and Y. Borisov production)
Friends to Prince (“Swan Lake”)
Diane, a friend to Fleur de Lys (Cesare Pugni’s La Esmeralda; Choreography by M. Petipa, production and new choreographic version by Y. Burlaka, V. Medvedev)

2010

Friends to Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet. Music by S. Prokofiev. Choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Gulnara (Le Corsaire)

2011

L’Aurore (Coppelia by L. Délibes. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti; revival and new choreographic version by Sergei Vikharev)
Friends to Lucien (Illusions perdues. Music by Leonid Desyatnikov, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky)
Magnolia (Karen Khachaturyan’s Cipollino, choreography by Genrikh Mayorov)
Role in The Symphony of Psalms to music by I. Stravinsky (choreography by Jiri Kylian)

2012

Two pairs (Classical Symphony to music of S. Prokofiev, choreography by Y. Possokhov)
Tobacco Girls (Carmen Suite to music by Bizet-Shchedrin, A. Alonso production,

In 2008, she took part in the Bolshoi Theater project Workshop of New Choreography, dancing in Three Moods to music by A. Scriabin in the program Choreographic fragments after Scriabiniana by K. Goleyzovsky (production by T. Khrapova — Li Su-an and V. Khrapov).

Tours

2007 — she danced the role of Soloist in Déjà vu to music by Wim Mertens (choreography by N. Dmitrievsky, Gold of autumn project. On the stage of Moscow Art Academic Theater n.a. M. Gorky)

2009 — she danced the title role in Giselle in Baku together with the ballet Company of Azerbaijan state academic opera and ballet theater (Count Albrecht — the Bolshoi Theater soloist Andrey Bolotin).

2010 — she danced Kitri in Don Quixote at the same theater (Basil — the Bolshoi ballet principal Mikhail Lobukhin).

Her concert repertoire includes the Grand Pas classique to music by D. Auber (choreography by V. Gzovsky), A Spell to music by D. Archer, production by A. Melanyin, The Wedding to music by J. L. Anestoy and group Bled (choreography by E. Druzhinin).

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