Petr Raykov

Petr Raykov


Born in Moscow, Russia. Petr graduated from «School of Classical Dance» under direction of former Bolshoi principal dancer Gennadiy Ledyah in 2012 (class of professor Yeroshenko). While studying in graduating class he had won the 1st place at international ballet competition «Youth Russia Grand-Prix» (Saint-Petersburg). After graduating Petr started touring all over the world, dancing with “Moscow Ballet” under direction of Timur Fayziev, and also as a guest dancer with other companies.

During 7 years of his professional career Petr has been performing on many prestigious stages of Barcelona, Sydney, Tokyo, Bejing, Dublin, Deli, Hague, Athens, Taipei.

He was an artist of Estonian National Ballet, where he had been working under direction of the world ballet star – Thomas Edur. During this period of his career Petr added to his repertoire roles in performances created by many world-famous contemporary choreographers: Anabelle Lopez Ochoa, Ben Stevenson, Marina Kesler, Tiit Helimets.

His repertoire includes:

Sleeping beauty (M. Petipa) – Prince Desire, Blue bird

Swan lake (V. Burmeister/T. Fayziev) – Jester, Pas-de-trois

Nutcracker (V. Vainonen) – Prince

Romeo and Juliette (L. Lavrovsky) – Mercutio

Giselle (J. Perrot/J. Coralli) – Peasant pas-de-deux

Le Corsaire (M. Petipa) – Pas d’esclave

Don Quixote (A. Gorsky) – Toreadors, Bolero

Cinderella (R. Zakharov) – Prince