As The Fool in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As The Fool in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Basilio in Don Quixote. Kristina Kretova as Kitri.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Basilio in Don Quixote. Kristina Kretova as Kitri.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Ferkhad in A Legend of Love. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Ferkhad in A Legend of Love. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Pechorin in A Hero of Our Time.Part Bela. Smirnova as Bela. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Pechorin in A Hero of Our Time.
Part Bela. Smirnova as Bela. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Conrad in Le Corsaire. Ekaterina Krysanova as Medora. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Conrad in Le Corsaire. Ekaterina Krysanova as Medora. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As The Fugitive in Ondine. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As The Fugitive in Ondine. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Ballet Dance in The Bright Stream. Alexei Loparevich as Old Dacha Dweller.Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Ballet Dance in The Bright Stream. Alexei Loparevich as Old Dacha Dweller.
Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Abderakhman in Raymonda. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Abderakhman in Raymonda. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Principal Dancer in Etudes. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Principal Dancer in Etudes. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Jose in Carmen Suite. Ekaterina Krysanova as Carmen. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Jose in Carmen Suite. Ekaterina Krysanova as Carmen. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Spartacus. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Spartacus. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet. Vitaly Biktimirov as Tybalt. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet. Vitaly Biktimirov as Tybalt. Photo by Elena Fetisova.

Awards

2013 — 2nd Prize (Adults group, Soloists category) at the International Ballet Competition in Moscow.
In September 2016, was voted "Dancer of the Month" by British magazine Dansing Times.
In 2017, he was awarded the Ballet magazine Soul of Dance prize (The Star nomination).
In 2018, Ekaterina Krysanova and Igor Tsvirko were awarded the prize of the international ballet festival Dance Open as "Best Duet".

						

Biography

Born in Odintsovo (Moscow Region). In 2007, on completing his studies at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy where he studied with Alexander Bondarenko, he joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. He rehearsed with Alexander Vetrov.

Repertoire

2007
part in Class Concert (to music by A.Glazunov, A. Lyadov, A. Rubinstein, D. Shostakovich, choreography by A. Messerer)
Dancing Master (S. Prokofiev’s Cinderella, Y. Possokhov and Y. Borisov production)
Signor Tomato (K. Khachaturyan’s Cipollino, choreography by G. Mayorov)
Final Waltz and Apotheosis (Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

2008
Pas de six (was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre), Gurn (H. Levenskiold’s La Sylphide; choreography by A. Bournonville, J. Kobborg’s version)
Alain (La Fille mal gardee by L. Herold, choreography by F. Ashton)
Magedaveya, Dance with a drum (La Bayadère by L. Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich production)
Couple in violet (Russian Seasons to music by L. Desyatnikov, choreography by A. Ratmansky) — was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre

2009

Mazur (Coppelia by L. Délibes, choreography by M. Petipa and E. Cecchetti; revival and new choreographic version by S. Vikharev)
Bandits (D. Shostakovich’s The Golden Age, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Accordionist (D. Shostakovich’s The Bright Stream, choreography by A. Ratmansky production)
Quasimodo (C. Pugni’s La Esmeralda, choreography by M. Petipa, production and new choreographic version by Y. Burlaka, V. Medvedev)

2010
Marseillaise dance (B. Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris, production and new choreography by A. Ratmansky after V. Vainonen)
Friends to Tybalt (S. Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Grooms, Moor (I. Stravinsky’s Petrushka, choreography by M. Fokin, new choreographic version by S. Vikharev)
Puss in Boots (The Sleeping Beauty by P.Tchaikovsky, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich’s version)
Quintet (Herman Schmerman to music by T. Willems; choreography by W. Forsythe)

2011
Florent, friend to Phoebus (C. Pugni’s Esmeralda, choreography by M. Petipa, staging and new choreographic version by Y. Burlaka and V. Medvedev)
Part in Chroma (music byJoby Talbot and Jack White, choreography by Wayne McGregor) — participant of the opening night performance at the Bolshoi theater
part in Symphony of Psalms to music by I. Stravinsky (choreography by J.Kylian) — appeared in the opening night performance in Bolshoi Theatre
Evil Fairy Carabosse (The Sleeping Beauty)

2012
Russian Doll
(Nutcracker)
Four Dandies (Anyuta to music by V. Gavrilin, choreography by V. Vasiliev)
Pas d’esclaves (Le Corsaire by A. Adam, production and new choreography by A. Ratmansky and Y. Burlaka after M. Petipa)
Pas de rois in Emeralds (Part I of Jewels, music by G. Faure, choreography by G. Balanchine)participant of the opening night performance at the Bolshoi theater
Duet (Dream of Dream to music by S. Rakhmaninov, choreography by J. Elo)
Two Couples (Classical Symphony to music by S. Prokofiev, choreography by Y. Possokhov)
1st variation in Pas d’action, John Bull/Passiphonte (C. Pugni’s La Fille du Pharaon, choreography by P. Lacotte after M. Petipa)
Oprichniks (Ivan the Terrible to music by S. Prokofiev, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Interpolation Pas de Deux (Giselle by A. Adam, choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa in the version by Yuri Grigorovich)
Chimney-sweep (E. Podgayts’ Moidodyr, choreography byY. Smekalov)
He-devil (Nutcracker)

2013
Bronze Idol (La Bayadère)
Pedestrians, Odd Play, Embrios (Kvartira, music by Fleshquartet, choreography by M. Ek )
Shepherds (A. Khachaturian’s Spartacus, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet)
Fool (Swan Lake by P.Tchaikovsky, choreography by A. Gorsky, M. Petipa, L. Ivanov in the 2ndversion by Y. Grigorovich)
Marco Spada, Pepinelli (creator of the role at the Bolshoi Theatre) (Marco Spada to music by D.-F.-E. Auber, choreography by P. Lacotte after J. Mazilier)

2014
Basilio
(Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, A. Gorsky, A. Fadeyechev’s version)
Count N. (Lady of the Camellias to music by F. Chopin, choreography by J. Neumeier)
Saracenic Dance (Raimonda by A.Glazunov, choreography by M. Petipa in the version of Y. Grigorovich)
Hortensio (The Taming of the Shrew to music by D. Shostakovich, choreography by J.-C. Maillot) — creator of the role
Philippe (The Flames of Paris)
Jester, Friends to Ferkhad (A. Melikov’s A Legend of Love, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

2015
Laertes
(Hamlet to music by D. Shostakovich, D. Donnelan and R. Poklitary production) — creation
The Leading Couple in Rubies (Part II of Jewels to music by I.Stravinsky, choreography by G. Balanchine) — debuted on the Bolshoi tour to Hong Kong
Ferkhad
(A Legend of Love)
The Evil genius (Swan Lake)
Pechorin (A Hero of Our Time by I. Demutsky, Bela part, choreography by Y.  Possokhov, director K. Serebrennikov) — creation
The Couple in Red
(Russian Seasons)

2016
Part in Short time together
to music by M. Richter and L. van Beethoven (choreography by by P. Lightfoot and S. León) – among the creators at the Bolshoi Theatre
Conrad (Le Corsaire)
Count Albrecht (Giselle, Y. Grigorovich's version)
The Fugitive (Ondine by H. W. Henze, choreography by V. Samodurov) — creation
Ballet Dancer (The Bright Stream)
Solor (La Bayadere)
Abderakhman (Raimonda)
Nutcracker-Prince (Nutcracker)

2017
Principal Dancer
(Etudes to music by Carl Czerny, choreography by H. Lander)
Petruchio (The Taming of the Shrew)
Jose (Carmen Suiteto music by G. Bizet and R. Shchedrin; choreography by A. Alonso)
Couple in Red (Forgotten Land to music by B. Britten, choreography by J. Kylián)
The title part (Spartacus)
Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet, choreography by A. Ratmansky) – creation at the Bolshoi Theatre

2018
Nureyev
(Nureyev by I. Demutsky, choreography by Y. Possokhov, director K. Serebrennikov)

2019
Leontes
(The Winter’s Tale by J. Talbot, choreography by Ch.Wheeldon)
Blue Bird (The Sleeping Beauty)
Pyotr (The Bright Stream)
Offenbach (Gaîté Parisienne to music by Jacques Offenbach and Manuel Rosenthal, choreography by Maurice Béjart) – creation at the Bolshoi Theatre
Soloist Part 3 (Symphony in C)

In 2016, in the framework of the Bolshoi Theatre Youth Ballet Program ("Faces" project, New Stage) performed in Love Is All Around to music by I. Stravinsky (choreography by I. Vasiliev).

Tours

October 2018 – Prince in S. Prokofiev’s Cinderella with the Mikhailovsky Theatre Ballet Company (choreography by R. Zakharov, revival by M. Messerer; Cinderella – Ella Persson).
December 2018, February – title part in Spartacus (choreography by G. Kovtun), Mikhailovsky Theatre (Valeria – Irina Perren; Angelina Vorontsova).
December 2018 – Nutcracker-Prince in Nutcracker (choreography by V. Vainonen, staged by I. Zelensky) with NOVAT (Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre) Ballet Company (Masha-Princess – Xenia Zakharova).
June 2019 – Basilio in Don Quixote (choreography by M. Petipa, A. Gorsky, M. Messer’s version), Mikhailovsky Theatre (Kitri – Anna Tikhomirova).

All in group

General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM
Bolshoi Ballet Official Sponsor is Nestlé company