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Iana Salenko

Principal Dancer with the Staatsballet Berlin

Grand Prix DANCE OPEN 2012

From 1995 attended the Pisarev Ballet School in Donezk and graduated in 2000 as a professional dancer. Danced from 2000 to 2002 at the Donetsk Opera Theatre as a soloist and afterwards as a principal dancer at the National Opera in Kiev. In 2005 joined the Berlin State Ballet as a demi-soloist, was promoted one year later to soloist and in 2007 to first soloist. Awards: 1st prize and «Diaghilev Prize» at the Kiev Competition (2002), 1st prize at the Vienna Competition, «Makarova Prize» (2004), «Deutscher Tanzpreis Zukunft» (2010) and many others.