As Spanish Bride in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Spanish Bride in Swan Lake. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Zina in The Braight Stream. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Zina in The Braight Stream. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Effi in La Sylphide. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Effi in La Sylphide. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Russian Seasons. 'Couple in Red'. Opposite Alexander Volchkov.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Russian Seasons. 'Couple in Red'. Opposite Alexander Volchkov.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Florine in Lost Illusions. Andrei Merkuriev as Lucien. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Florine in Lost Illusions. Andrei Merkuriev as Lucien. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Jeanne in The Flames of Paris.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Jeanne in The Flames of Paris.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Sponge-in-Chief in Moidodyr. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Sponge-in-Chief in Moidodyr. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Myrtha in Giselle. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Myrtha in Giselle. Photo by Damir Yusupov.

						

Biography

Born in Moscow. As a child, she wanted to be an actress. She danced in the V. Loktev Ensemble. She won the Morning Star children’s television competition which enabled her to tour extensively in Russia and abroad.
In 2002, having completed her training at the Moscow State Academy of Choreography (Sofi Golovkina’s class), she joined the Bolshoi Theatre corps de ballet.

She has twice carried off prizes at ballet competitions: at the Fouette Artek International Competition of Classical Dance (2000), she was awarded the gold medal, and at the International Competition of Ballet Dancers (2001), in Vienna, she won the Grand Prix.
In her second year of work at the Bolshoi, she received a lead part — Juliet in Prokofiev’s ballet Romeo and Juliet (produced by Decan Donnellan, choreography Radu Poklitaru, 2003).
She prepares all her repertoire under the guidance of Lyudmila Semenyaka.




Repertoire

2003
Queen of the Ball (Fantasy on the Casanova Theme to music by W. A. Mozart. Choreography by M. Lavrovsky)
Friend/ friends to Zina (D. Shostakovich'sThe Bright Stream, choreography by A. Ratmansky) — was among the creators of this ballet
1st variation in Grand Pas, Street dancer (L. Minkus' Don Quixot, choreography by A. Fadeychev)
Juliet (S. Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet; D. Donnelan and R. Poklitaru creation)

2004
Friend/ friends to Giselle (A. Adam's Giselle, choreography by J. Coralli, J. Perrot, M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich's version)
Spanish Bride (P. Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, choreography by M. Petipa, L. Ivanov, A. Gorsky, Y. Grigorovich's version)
Zina (The Bright Stream)
Nurse/ Cook (Ward No 6 to music by A. Part; R. Poklitaru creation)
Courtesan/ courtesans (A. Khachaturyan's Spartacus, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

2005
Manka Fart (D. Shostakovich's Bolt, choreography by A. Ratmansky ) — creation

2007
Gipsy Dance (Don Quixote)
Miller’s Wife (M. de Falla’s Le Tricorne, choreography by L. Massine)

2008
Effie (H. Levenskiold’s La Sylphide, choreography by A. Bournonville, J. Kobborg's version)
Soloist (Ph. Glass' In the Upper Room, choreography by T. Tharp)
Soloist (Serenade to music by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by G. Balanchine)
Fury/ furies (creation), Jeanne (B. Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris, production and new choreography by A. Ratmansky, with use of choreography by V. Vainonen)
Couple in Red (Russian Seasons to music by L. Desyatnikov, choreography by A. Ratmansky)
Final Waltz and Apotheosis (P. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker. Choreography by Y. Grigorovich)

2009
Mazurka (L. Delibes' Coppelia, choreography by M. Petipa and E. Cecchetti, new choreographic version by S. Vikharev) — was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre

2011
Florine (L. Desyatnikov’s Lost Illusions, choreography by A. Ratmansky)
Part in Chroma (music by J. Talbot, J. White, choreography by W. McGregor)

2012
Gipsy Woman/ Three Gipsy Women
(Anyuta to music by V. Gavrilin, choreography by V. Vasiliev)
Sponge-in-Chief (Moidodyr by E. Podgayts, choreography by Y. Smekalov)

2013
Bandits’ moll/ molls
(Marco Spada by D.-F.-E. Auber, P. Lacotte’s production after M. Petipa)
Tchaga (Polovtsian Dances in A. Borodin’s opera Prince Igor, choreography by K. Goleizovsky)

2014
Prudence Duvernoy
(Lady of the Camellias to music by F. Chopin, choreography by J. Neumeier)
Dance with drum (L. Minkus' La Bayadere, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich's version)
Myrtha (Giselle, Y. Grigorovich's version)

2019
Bathilde
(Giselle, A. Ratmansky's version)
Spanish Doll, Russian Doll (Nutcracker)

Cinema

She has appeared in the following films: A. Zguridi and N. Kldiashvili’s Balerina (1993) as the little ballerina and in the lead in V. Grammatikov’s The Young Princess (1997), which won her the Big Gold medal at Moscow’s International Festival of Films for Children and Young People (1998) and the Golden Oven National Prize awarded by Film Critics and the Film Press for best child’s role (1998).

Tours

She has taken part several times in Gala Concerts, she appeared at the Serge Lifar Festival, Kiev (2001), as Suimbike (the lst guest performer of the role) in F. Yarullin’sShuraleh (choreography Leonid Jacobson) at the Tartar Musa Jalila State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet (2002), and also in the lead parts in Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Swan Lake and Giselle at several other theatres in Russia.
In 2003, she took part in a Gala Concert, held under the auspices of the Stars of the 21st Century project, at the Theatre des Champs Elysees, Paris (partner Dmitri Gudanov).