Регина Никифорова

Biography

She graduated from Moscow Choreographic College (now the Moscow Choreographic Academy) and joined the ballet company of the Bolshoi Theatre. At the same time she studied at the Moscow State university n.a. M.V. Lomonosov at the Department of Art History and Theory at the Faculty of History.

In 1976-96 she was a Ballet Master-Repetiteur and worked with the main repertoire of the Bolshoi ballet. In 2012 she returned to the Theater and took the same position.

She is a permanent assistant to Yuri Grigorovich and assists him in his ballet production both in Russia and abroad. She also holds the position as a Master-Repetiteur at the Moscow academic musical theatre n. a. K.S. Stanislavsky and Vl. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko and she is the Senior secretary of the International Union of Choreography

She has government awards.