Principal Dancer with the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
Mister Virtuosity 2014
Born in Barnaul, graduated from Novosibirsk Ballet School. Joined the Universal Ballet Company (Korea), then Zurich Ballet, and in 2008 was invited to Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theater as Principal Dancer. Since 2011 at the Bolshoi Ballet. Winner of the International Ballet Competition in Seoul (2004 and 2006), winner of the The Soul of Dance in the nomination «The Star» (2011) and the prize Benois de la Danse (2011). Has an extremely rich repertoire including works by M. Petipa, A. Bournonville, A. Gorsky, M. Fokine, G. Balanchine, V. Vaynonen, Y. Grigorovich, O. Vinogradov, F. Ashton, D. Bryantsev, N. Duato, C. Wheeldon, H. Spoerli, J. Kylian, J. Elo, M. Ek, J. Cranko and others.