Principal Dancer with the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
Honoured Artist of Russia
Dance Open: 2017
Her name on the bill will guarantee the full house. Nina Kaptsova with the incredible grace of the movements, charm, sincerity and artistic talent embodies the image of an ideal prima of our time.
She has always been lucky with the tutors. In the Moscow State Choreographic Academy she studied in the class of famous Sophia Golovkina, who gave a start on stage to Natalia Bessmertnova, Galina Stepanenko as well as many other prominent ballet dancers. In the Bolshoi Ballet company Nina was trained by Marina Kondratyeva and Nina Semizorova.
A brilliant performer of lyrical and dramatic roles of Sylph, Giselle, Juliet, Aurora, Mary, Nina Kaptsova is equally good at creating deep tragic characters of Phrygia, Kitri, Marguerite Gautier and Tatiana.
She is the winner of the New Names Award for Young Talents. She was awarded the Ballet magazine Soul of Dance prize in the Star category (2015) and with the badge “For achievements in culture” (2001).