Benois de la Danse laureate

Benois de la Danse nominee

Born in Moscow. Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2001. Joined the Mariinsky Ballet Company in 2001.

Repertoire includes: Giselle (Myrtha, Zulma), Le Corsaire (Medora), La Bayadere (Nikia, Gamzatti), The Sleeping Beauty (Lilac Fairy), The Nutcracker (Queen of the Snowflakes, Oriental Dance), Swan Lake (Odette-Odile), Raymonda (Henrietta), Don Quixote (Queen of the Dryads, Street Dancer, Act IV variation), ballets by Michel Fokine — The Firebird (Firebird), Scheherazade (Zobeide) and The Swan. Also The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Zarema), Spartacus (Aegina, Frigia), The Legend of Love (Mekhmeneh Bahnu), Leningrad Symphony (Girl), Walpurgisnacht (Nymphs), Carmen Suite (Carmen), Prodigal Son (Siren), Serenade, Symphony in C (II Movement), The Four Temperaments (Choleric), Jewels (Rubies, Emeralds), La Valse, In the Night, Pas de quatre (Marie Taglioni), ballets by William Forsythe — Steptext, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, Approximate Sonata; Reverence (by David Dawson), Le Bourgeois gentilhomme (Marquise de Dorimaine), Ondine (Queen of the Sea), Glass Heart (Alma), Cinderella (Stepmother), The Little Humpbacked Horse (Mare), Anna Karenina (Anna Karenina) and Simple Things.

She has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet Company to Great Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, China and the USA. 

Recipient of the Benois de la Danse Prize (2006) , Recipient of the Golden Sofit, St Petersburg's most prestigious theatre prize in 2008 for the role of Alma in the ballet Glass Heart and in 2010 for the role of Anna Karenina in the ballet of the same name (2010). She was awarded the Golden Mask Prize for the role of Anna Karenina, 2011.