Benois de la Danse nominee

Born in 1976 in Moscow.

In 1994, upon graduation from the Moscow Academy of Choreography (Sofia Golovkina's class) she joined the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet Company. Her perfect physique, noble appea╛rance and good technique ensured that she was immediately given major roles, the 11th Valse in Chopiniana, the Solo in La Sylphide, Dulcinea, The Queen of the Dryads, in Don Quixote, Myrtha in Giselle — and promoted to soloist.

Among the roles in her repertoire at present there are: Street Dancer in Don Quixote (Gorsky), Gamzatti and the Shades' pas de trois in La Bayadere (Grigirovich, Petipa), the Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty (Grigirovich, Pe╛tipa), Mekhmene Banu in A Legend of Love (Grigirovich), Aegina in Spartacus (Grigirovich), Friend of Siegfried and Spanish Bride-to-be in Swan Lake (Grigirovich), Henrietta in Raymonda (Grigirovich), Friend to Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (Lavrovski), A Mare in The Humpbacked Horse (Androsov), Classical pas de deux to music by Auber (Gzovski).

Soon she will dance the title role in Raymonda by Grigirovich at the Bol╛shoi Theatre. Tours with the Bolshoi ballet in many countries.