As Ferkhad in A Legend of Love. Anastasia Stashkevich as Shireen. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Ferkhad in A Legend of Love. Anastasia Stashkevich as Shireen.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Ferkhad in A Legend of Love. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Ferkhad in A Legend of Love. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Crassus in Spartacus. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Crassus in Spartacus. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Crassus in Spartacus.Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Crassus in Spartacus.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake  Svetlana Zakharova as Odette.Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake Svetlana Zakharova as Odette.
Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In Jewels. The leading part. Opposite Maria Vinogradova. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In Jewels. The leading part. Opposite Maria Vinogradova. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Ivan the Terrible. Nina Kaptsova as Anastasia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Ivan the Terrible. Nina Kaptsova as Anastasia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Ivan the Terrible. Nina Kaptsova as Anastasia.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Ivan the Terrible. Nina Kaptsova as Anastasia.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part in Onegin. Evgenia Obraztsova as Tatiana.Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
In the title part in Onegin. Evgenia Obraztsova as Tatiana.
Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
In the title part in Onegin. Evgenia Obraztsova as Tatiana.Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
In the title part in Onegin. Evgenia Obraztsova as Tatiana.
Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
As Pechorin in A Hero of Our Time. Part Princess Mary. Nina Kaptsova as Mary.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Pechorin in A Hero of Our Time. Part Princess Mary. Nina Kaptsova as Mary.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Pechorin in A Hero of Our Time. Part Princess Mary. Daria Bochkova as Vera.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Pechorin in A Hero of Our Time. Part Princess Mary. Daria Bochkova as Vera.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Nearest performances

Jewels 1 October
Onegin 19 October

Awards

In 2001, he won the 2nd prize at the International Competition of Young Ballet Dancers, in Kazan.
In 2008, he was awarded the title of People’s Artist of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania.
In 2010, he was awarded the title "Honored artist of the Russian Federation".

						

Biography

Born in Moscow. In 1997, having trained at the Moscow Choreographic College (today the Moscow Choreographic Academy), in Leonid Zhdanov’s class, he joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. His constant coach is Vladimir Nikonov.

Repertoire

1998
Trubadur (Romeo and Juliet. Choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky)
Friend to the Prince (Swan Lake. Vladimir Vasiliev production)

1999
Prince Fortune (The Sleeping Beauty. Yuri Grigorovich production)
’Two pairs’ in Part 4 (Symphony in C) — creation at Bolshoi Theatre

2001
Soloist
(Passacaille to music by Anton von Webern. Rolan Petit production) — creation at Bolshoi Theatre

2002

Friend to Ferkhad (A Legend of Love. Music by Arif Melikov. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Count Albrecht (Giselle. Yuri Grigorovich production; then Vladimir Vasiliev production)
Soloist (Chopiniana)

2003
Phoebus (Notre-Dame de Paris. Rolan Petit production) — creation at Bolshoi Theatre
Jean de Brienne (Raimonda. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Ferkhad (A Legend of Love)
Paris (Romeo and Juliet. Declan Donnelan and Radu Poklitary creation)

2004

The Nutcracker-Prince (Nutcracker. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Prince Desire (The Sleeping Beauty)
Soloist Part 2 (Symphony in C)
Crassus (Spartacus)
Hannan (Lea to music by Leonard Bernstein. Alexei Ratmansky production)

2005
Lysander (A Midnight’s Summer Dream. John Neumeier production) — creation at Bolshoi Theatre
Hero (Les Presages to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Leonide Massine)
Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake. Yuri Grigorovich new production)

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

2007
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)
Basilio (Don Quixote, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in a version by Alexei Fadeyechev)

2008
Solor (La Bayadere. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Philippe (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen) — creation
Lucien d’Hervilly
(Paquita. Staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka)
Couple in Red (Russian Seasons. Music by Leonid Desyatnikov, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky)

2009
Lambda (Emiliano Palmieri’s Zakharova Super Game. Choreography by Francesco Ventriglia) — creation
Phoebus (Esmeralda by Cesare Pugni, choreography by Marius Petipa, staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka and Vasily Medvedev)

2010
Romeo
(Romeo and Juliet, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Conrad (Le Corsaire) — debut on the Bolshoi Theatre tour to London

2011
1st Ballet Dancer
(Illusions perdues by L. Desyatnikov, choreography by A. Ratmansky)

2012
Two Leading Cuples in Emeralds
to music by G. Faure (among the creators at the Bolshoi Theatre), The Leading Couple in Diamonds to music by P. Thcaikovsky (I and III parts of Jewels; choreography by G. Balanchine)
Jose (Carmen Suite to music by G. Bizet and R. Shchedrin; choreography by A. Alonso)
The title part (Ivan the Terrible to music by S. Prokofiev, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

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

2014
Baptista
(The Taming of the Shrew to music by D. Shostacovich, choreography by J.-Ch. Mailot)

2015
Lucentio
(The Taming of the Shrew)

2016
Pechorin
(A Hero of Our Time by I. Demutsky, Princess Mary part, choreography by Y. Possokhov, director K. Serebrennikov)
Torero (Carmen Suite)

2018
Karenin
(Anna Karenina to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Alfred Shnitke, Cat Stevens / Yusuf Islam, choreography by John Neumeier)
Erik (Nureyev by I. Demutsky, choreography by Y. Possokhov, director K. Serebrennikov)

In 2011, he took part in a co-project of the Bolshoi Theatre and California Centre for the Arts (Remansos to music by E. Granados, choreography by Nacho Duato.

Tours

In 2002, he danced the title role in Yuri Grigorovich’s Romeo and Juliet for the Kremlin Ballet Company — in a performance to mark the choreographer’s jubilee. In the same year, he appeared with the Tbilisi Theatre of Opera and Ballet, dancing Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake (Konstantin Sergeyev production) and the Prince in The Nutcracker (choreography — Yuri Grigorovich).
In 2003, he took part in the Rudolf Nureyev Festival of Ballet in Ufa, where he appeared in The Sleeping Beauty and danced the title role in Romeo and Juliet (choreography — Yuri Grigorovich).
In 2008, he appeared in Paris in the part of Jean de Brienne in Raymonda (choreography by M. Petipa, R. Nureyev’s version) with the Paris National Opera Ballet Company (Raymonda — Maria Alexandrova).
In 2011, he danced the part of Solor in La Bayadere (choreography by M. Petipa, R. Avnikyan’s version) with Teatro dell'Opera di Roma Ballet Company (Nikia – Svetlana Zakharova).
In 2017, he appeared as Crassus in Spartacus (choreography by Y. Grigorovich) with Royal Ballet Flanders (Beldium).
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