First Soloist of the Mariinsky Ballet
Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 1998. Performs main classical parts of the world repertoire: Count Albrecht, Solor, Prince Siegfried, Basil, Prince Desire, Romeo, and others. Dances in productions by Michael Fokine, George Balanchine, John Neumeier, Harald Lander, and others (more than 40 roles in total). In 2005 got the title «Dance of the Year» by Dance Europe magazine. Participated in the Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Sochi in the part of The Spirit of the Rose. Toured with Mariinsky Ballet to different countries of Europe, to China, Japan, and the USA.
Master-classes Dance Open: 2012, 2014, 2017, 2018