Prize-winner at the Yuri Grigorovich World Youth Ballet International
Competition (1st prize; Sochi, 2014)
Born in Chisinau in 1990, and was trained at the Vaganova Academy of
Russian Ballet. My height 184 cm
Graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2010.
Joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year.
Repertoire includes in Mariinsky:
La Sylphide (James); choreography by August Bournonville, revised
version by Elsa-Marianne von Rosen,
Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised
version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Giselle (Count Albrecht); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot
and Marius Petipa,
The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Désiré); choreography by Marius Petipa,
revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Pas de deux from the ballet The Talisman; choreography by Marius
Le Corsaire (Lankendem); production by Pyotr Gusev after the
composition and choreography by Marius Petipa,
Michel Fokine’s ballets Le Spectre de la rose (Ghost of the Rose)
and Le Carnaval (Harlequin),
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Vaslav); choreography by Rostislav
George Balanchine’s ballets Jewels (Emeralds, Rubies), Tchaikovsky
Pas de Deux and Symphony in C (III, IV. Allegro vivace),
The Nutcracker (Nutcracker Prince); choreography by Vasily
Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio); choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky,
Le Jeune Homme et la mort (the Youth); choreography by Roland Petit,
Grand pas classique; choreography by Viktor Gsovsky,
Sylvia (Eros); choreography by Frederick Ashton,
The Nutcracker (the Nutcracker Prince); production by Mihail
Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Ivan the Fool); choreography
by Alexei Ratmansky;Without; choreography by Benjamin Millepied,
Études (Soloist); choreography by Harald Lander,
Intensio; choreography by Yuri Smekalov
and Anton Pimonov’s ballets Bambi (Bambi) and In the Jungle (Bambi
Repertoire also includes:
Ne me quitte pas; choreography by Yuri Smekalov.
In 2013 he participated in the gala concert of ballet stars Treasures of
the 21st Century, held at the Royal Theater Carré in Amsterdam.
Has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet to Italy, Germany, Sweden,
Switzerland, the USA and Great Britain.
In 2016 by invitation Igor Zelensky join to Bayerische staatsballet.
Leading Soloist 3rd movement in Symphony in C (G. Balanchine)
Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Albrecht in Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)
Colas in La fille mal gardée (F. Ashton)
Jack / Knave of Hearts in Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland (C.
Caroll / white rabbit in Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland (C.
Lenski in Onegin ( J. Cranko)
Soloist in Borderlands – Portrait Wayne McGregor (W. McGregor)