As Myrtha in Giselle. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Myrtha in Giselle. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Aegina in Spartacus. Alexander Volchkov as Crassus. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Aegina in Spartacus. Alexander Volchkov as Crassus. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Mekhmene Banu in A Legend of Love. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Mekhmene Banu in A Legend of Love.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Mekhmene Banu in A Legend of Love. Alexander Volchkov as Ferkhad.Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Mekhmene Banu in A Legend of Love. Alexander Volchkov as Ferkhad.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
In the title part in Raymonda. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Raymonda. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Odette in Swan Lake. Alexander Volchkov as Prince Siegfried.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Odette in Swan Lake.
Alexander Volchkov as Prince Siegfried.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Odile in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Odile in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Nikia in La Bayadere. Photo by Nadezhda Bausova.
As Nikia in La Bayadere.
Photo by Nadezhda Bausova.
As Lyuska in The Golden Age. Vitaly Biktimirov as Yashka.Photo by Svetlana Postoenko.
As Lyuska in The Golden Age. Vitaly Biktimirov as Yashka.
Photo by Svetlana Postoenko.

Awards

In 2002, she was awarded the title of Merited Artist of the Russian Federation.


						

Biography

Born in Moscow. In 1994, she completed her studies at the Moscow Choreographic College (today the Moscow Choreographic Academy), where her teacher was Sophia Golovkina, and joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company.
Her teachers-repetiteurs at the Bolshoi were Tatiana Golikova, Nina Semizorova.

Repertoire

1994
Mazur, 11th Waltz (Chopiniana)

1995
Queen of the Dryads (Don Quixote. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Countess Cherry (Cipollino. Music by Karen Khachaturyan. Production by Genrikh Mayorov)
Myrtha (Giselle. Vladimir Vasiliev production; then Yuri Grigorovich production)

1996
Spanish Bride (Swan Lake. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Gamzatti (La Bayadere. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Swan/Two Swans (Swan Lake. Vladimir Vasiliev production) — creation

1997

A street dancer (Don Quixote)
Clemence, 1st variation in Raymonda’s Dreams, Henriette (Raymonda. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Fairy of Sapphire, Lilac Fair (The Sleeping Beauty. Yuri Grigorovich production)
3rd variation in The Shadows (La Bayadere)
1st variation grand pas (Don Quixote)
Fairy of Gold (The Sleeping Beauty)

1998
’Four’ (Mozartiana) — creation at at Bolshoi Theatre
Mekhmene Banu
(A Legend of Love. Music by Arif Melikov. Yuri Grigorovich production)

1999
Horse
(The Humpbacked Horse. Music by Rodion Shchedrin. Nikolai Androsov production) — creation
“Two pairs” in Part 3
 (Symphony in C— creation at at Bolshoi Theatre
Aegina
(Spartacus)

2001
Swan/Three Swans
, Hungarian Bride, Friend to the Prince (Swan Lake. Yuri Grigorovich new production)

2003

Title role (Raymonda)

2004
Odette-Odile
(Swan Lake)
Leading Soloist (Concerto Barocco)
Soloist Part 3 (Symphony in C)
Lea (Lea to music by Leonard Bernstein. Alexei Ratmansky production)

2005
Nikia (La Bayadere)
Hyppolita/Titania (A Midnight’s Summer Dream. John Neumeier production)
Passion (Les Presages to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Leonide Massine) — creation in Russia
Kitri (Don Quixote. Alexei Fadeyechev production)

2006
Rita (The Golden Age. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Yuri Grigorovich production)

2007
Serenade (choreography by Georges Balanchine) — creation at Bolshoi Theatre
Class Concert
(to music by different composers; choreography by Asaf Messerer)

2009
Fleur de Lys (Esmeralda by Cesare Pugni, choreography by Marius Petipa, staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka and Vasily Medvedev) — creation

Working under contract