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IANA SALENKO

Principal Dancer with the Staatsballet Berlin

Dance Open: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018

 

She was born in Kiev. Graduated from Pisarev Ballet School in Donetsk and entered the Donetsk Opera and Ballet Theater. In 2002 joined the National Opera in Kiev as a Principal Dancer. In 2005 joined the Staatsballett Berlin as a demi-soloist, in 2006 was promoted one year later to soloist and in 2007 to first soloist. The winner of 5 gold medals in international ballet competitions in Kiev, Vienna, Perm, Helsinki and Nagoya. Prize winner of «Deutscher Tanzpreis Zukunft» (2010) and other awards. Her roles — almost all main classical parts: Giselle, Princess Aurora, Odette/Odile, Kitri, Gamzatti, Juliet, Cinderella, Esmeralda, Medora and others. In high demand in different countries as a participant of international galas.