The actress fascinates us with her accurate posing, tenderness and some special cantilena in lines of her neck, shoulders and hands
Principal Dancer of the Mariinsky Theatre
Dance Open: 2016, 2018
Born in Kharkov (Ukraine). Graduated from the Perm Choreography School in 2007 and joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year. Her repertoire includes many famous roles, such as Nikiya and Giselle, Medora and Raymonda, Odette-Odile and Kitri. She is equally good when performing femme fatal, as Carmen or Mekhmene Banu, romantic characters, as Juliet or Masha from the Nutcracker, or restless loving women, as Marguerite Gautier or Anna Karenina. She is praised for her “natural lyrics”, graceful arabesques and the ability to turn dance into “visible music”. Recipient of the Spirit of Dance Prize as the Rising Star (2012), prize-winner at the XII International Ballet Dancers’ and Choreographers’ Competition in Moscow (II prize, 2013), recipient of the Léonide Massine Prize in the category “Emerging Talent on the International Scene” (Positano, Italy, 2014).