As Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake.Photo by Andrei Melanyin.
As Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake.
Photo by Andrei Melanyin.
As Classical dancer in The Bright Stream.Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Classical dancer in The Bright Stream.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Classical dancer in The Bright Stream. Nikita Elikarov as Old Dacha Dweller. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Classical dancer in The Bright Stream. Nikita Elikarov as Old Dacha Dweller. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Count Albrecht in Giselle. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Count Albrecht in Giselle. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Boris in The Golden age. Nina Kaptsova as Rita. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Boris in The Golden age. Nina Kaptsova as Rita. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Antoine Mistral in The Flames of Paris.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Antoine Mistral in The Flames of Paris.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Onegin. Nina Kaptsova as Tatiana. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Onegin. Nina Kaptsova as Tatiana. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Pechorin in A Hero of our Time. Princess Mary. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Pechorin in A Hero of our Time. Princess Mary. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Jose in Carmen Suite. Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Jose in Carmen Suite. Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.

Nearest performances

Gaîté Parisienne 21 December21 December

Awards

In 2011, he was awarded Soul of Dance Prize from Ballet Magazine (the Star nomination).
In 2014, he awarded the title "Honored artist of the Russian Federation".

						

Biography

Born in Yelets, Lipetsk region. In 1998, after completing his studies at the Moscow Choreographic Academy (Vyacheslav Mikhaylov’s class) joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company.
In 2000, he won the 3rd prize at the International Ballet Competition in Moscow.
His constant coach is Nikolai Fadeyechev.

Repertoire

1998
Grand Pas (La Bayadere. Yuri Grigorovich production)

1999
Friend to Ferkhad (A Legend of Love. Music by Arif Melikov. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Wilfreed (Giselle. Vladimir Vasiliev production)
Beranger (Raimonda. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Friend to Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake. Vladimir Vasiliev production)
Officer/Two Officers (Anyuta to music by Valery Gavrilin. Vladimir Vasiliev production)
Soloist Part 4 (Symphony in C)

2000
Little Count Cherry (Cipollino. Music by Karen Khachaturyan. Genrikh Mayorov production)
Prince Fortune (The Sleeping Beauty. Yuri Grigorovich production)

2001
Soloist (Chopiniana)
part in Passacaille to music by Anton von Webern (Rolan Petit creation at Bolshoi Theatre)

2002
Ferkhad (A Legend of Love)
Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake. Yuri Grigorovich new production)

2003
Ballet Dancer (The Bright Stream. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Alexei Ratmansky production)
Bernard (Raimonda)
Claude Frollo (Notre-Dame de Paris. Rolan Petit production)
Lord Wilson/Taor, A Fisherman (La Fille du Pharaon. Pierre Lacotte production after Marius Petipa)
Count Albrecht (Giselle. Vladimir Vasiliev production; then Yuri Grigorovich production)

2004
Pas de deux (Agon)
Leading Soloist (Magrittomania. Music by Yuri Krasavin. Yuri Possokhov production)
Soloist Part 3 (Symphony in C)
Jean de Brienne (Raimonda— debut on Bolhsoi Theatre’s tour in USA

2005
Demetrius (A Midnight’s Summer Dream. John Neumeier production)
Miller (Le Tricorne. Music by Manuel de Falla. Choreography by Leonide Massine)
Hero (Les Presages to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Leonide Massine)

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

2007
Soloist (Misericordes to music by Arvo Part. Christopher Wheeldon creation)
Soloist in Dance with Fans (Le Corsaire Adolphe Adam; choreography Marius Petipa, production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka)
Class Concert (to music by different composers; choreography by Asaf Messerer)

2008
James (Herman Levenskiold’s La Sylphide; choreography by August Bournonville in a version by Johan Kobborg)
Antoine Mistral (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen) — creator of the role
Lucien d’Hervilly
(Paquita. Staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka) — creation

2009
Frantz (Coppelia. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti; revival and new choreographic version by Sergei Vikharev) — creation at the Bolshoi Theatre
Conrad (Le Corsaire. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka after Marius Petipa) — debut on the Bolshoi Theatre tour in Washington
Solor
(La Bayadere. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Phoebus (Esmeralda by Cesare Pugni, choreography by Marius Petipa, staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka and Vasily Medvedev)  creation

2010
Romeo
(Romeo and Juliet, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

2012
Costa de Beauregard
(The Flames of Paris)
Espada (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, A. Gorsky, A. Fadeyechev’s version)
Duet (Dream of Dream to music by S. Pakhmaninov, choreography by J. Elo)

2013
Onegin
(Onegin to music by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by J. Cranko)

2014
De Grieux
(Lady of the Camellias to music by F. Chopin, choreography by J. Neumeier)
The Nutcracker-Prince (Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

2015
Pechorin
(A Hero of Our Time by I. Demutsky, Princess Mary part, choreography by Y. Possokhov, director K. Serebrennikov) — creation
two couples in Emeralds to music by G. Faure (Parts I of Jewels, choreography by G. Balanchine)

2019
Crassus
(Spartacus by A. Khachaturian, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Father (Gaîté Parisienne to music by Jacques Offenbach and Manuel Rosenthal, choreography by Maurice Béjart)
creation at the Bolshoi Theatre
Soloist Part 2 (Symphony in C)
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Ingosstrakh Insurance Company
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM
Bolshoi Ballet Official Sponsor is Nestlé company