People’s Artist of Tatarstan
Winner of the award “Türksoy”
In 1984 graduated from the Perm Ballet School and was accepted into the troupe of the TAGTO and B named after M.Jalil.
In 1987 she made her debut in the leading part – she danced Syuyumbike in F. Yarullin’s ballet “Shurale” and soon became one of the leading soloists of the theater.
Constant participant of the International festivals of classical ballet of R.Nuriyev.
Repeatedly toured with the troupe of the theater in Europe.
At the end of the dancer’s career, Elena Kostrova was invited to stay in the theater as a teacher and tutor.
Masha (The Nutcracker),
Nikiya, Gamzatti (“La Bayadere”),
Kitri (“Don Quixote”),
Scheherazade, Nurida (“Thousand and One Nights”),
Green Maiden (“Peer Gunt”),
Gulnara, Medora (“Corsair”),
Zuleikha (The Legend of Jusuf) and others.