Oksana Bondareva

Oksana Bondareva

Guest Prima Ballerina

Born in 1987 in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, she graduated from the Ballet School of the Dnepropetrovsk Opera and Ballet Theatre in 2002 and the same year joined the Ballet Company of the Theatre. In 2008-2009 Oksana trained at the Moscow State Ballet Academy.

In repertoire:

  • Odette/Odile, Pas de trois (Swan Lake)
  • Sylphide (La Sylphide)
  • Medora, Gulnara (Le Corsaire)
  • Kitri (Don Quixote)
  • Jacinta (Laurencia)
  • In a Minor Key, chor. by Slava Samodurov
  • Prelude, chor. by Nacho Duato
  • Multiplicity. Forms of Silence and Emptiness, chor. by Nacho Duato
  • Nikiya, Gamzatti (La Bayadere)
  • Diana (Diana and Acteon pas de deux)
  • Without Words, chor. by Nacho Duato
  • Princess Aurora, Gold Fairy, Force Fairy (The Sleeping Beauty, chor. by Nacho Duato)
  • Juliet (Romeo and Juliet, chor. by Nacho Duato)
  • Invisible, chor. by Nacho Duato


Her professional awards include medals at The World’s Young Ballet International Competition (2008), the XI Moscow International Ballet Competition (2009), the Seoul International Ballet Competition (2010), the XII Moscow International Ballet Competition (first prize, 2013).

Alexey Popov

Alexey Popov

Guest Premier

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
the Leader).
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)

Vera Lenskaya

Vera Lenskaya


Born in Moscow. Vera graduated from Moscow state academy of Choreography in 2013 (class of professor O. Sharoyko).

She started her career working with Russian National Ballet Theatre (2013-2014). From 2014 to 2017 Vera was a soloist with “Moscow Ballet” under direction of Timur Fayziev.

Her repertoire includes:

Lilac Fairy, Precious stones – “Sleeping Beauty” (M. Petipa)

Queen of Dryads, Kitri’s Friends – “Don Quixote” (A. Gorsky)

Mazurka – “Les Sylphides” (M. Fokine)

Two willis, Giselle friends – “Giselle” (J. Perrot, J. Coralli)

Pas-de-trois, Polish bride – “Swan Lake” (V.Burmeister, L.Ivanov)

Tobacco girls – “Carmen” (A. Alonso)

Nutcracker pas-de-deux (V. Vainonen)

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

In 2017/2018 season she’s been a soloist with Estonian National Ballet, performing roles in contemporary and classical productions such as “Medea”, “Modigliani”, “Giselle”, “Nutcracker”. During her career Vera has been working with many famous ballet masters and choreographers: Sophie Sarrote, Gianluca Sciavone (Teatro alla Scala), Tiit Helimets (San Francisco ballet), Alan Land (Het National Ballet).

Vera has been performing on tours in Australia, China, Mexico, Spain, Norway, Ireland, Germany.

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

Rafael Musin

Rafael Musin


Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2006.
With the Mariinsky ballet from 2006 to 2017.

Repertoire includes:
La Sylphide (Youths); choreography by August Bournonville, revised version by Elsa-Marianne von Rosen,
Giselle (Hans, Armour-Bearer); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
Le Corsaire (Forban Dance); production by Pyotr Gusev after the composition and choreography of Marius Petipa,

La Bayadère (Indian Dance); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Vladimir Ponomarev and Vakhtang Chabukiani,
Swan Lake (Jester); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Raymonda (Panaderos, Grand pas); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Don Quixote (Gypsy Dance); choreography by Alexander Gorsky (Gypsy Dance staged by Nina Anisimova),
Le Carnaval (Harlequin) and Pétrouchka (Devil); choreography by Michel Fokine,
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Youths, Tatar Dance); choreography by Rostislav Zakharov,
The Nutcracker (Moor); choreography by Vasily Vainonen,
George Balanchine’s ballets Jewels (Rubies) and La Valse,
Romeo and Juliet (Folk Dance, Capulet Servants); choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky,
Leonid Yakobson’s ballets Shurale (Evil Spirit) and Spartacus (Etruscans),
Cinderella (Hairdressers) and The Little Humpbacked Horse (Gypsy Dance); choreography by Alexei Ratmansky,
The Nutcracker (Spanish Dance); production by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov,
The Magic Nut (Spanish Rats); production by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Donvena Pandoursky,
Donvena Pandoursky’s ballets Metaphysics (Coloured Lines) and Le Sacre du printemps (Grasshopper),
Yuri Smekalov’s ballets Presentiment of Spring (Three Men) and The Bronze Horseman (the Italian Ambassador),
Simple Things; choreography by Emil Faski,
Le Parc (Gardeners); choreography by Angelin Preljocaj,
Anton Pimonov’s ballets Bambi (the Hare), In the Jungle (the Tiger)
dances in the operas The Queen of Spades (Amour), Aida (Dance of the Bull), A Life for the Tsar (Cracovienne) and Prince Igor (Polovtsians).

Has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet to Germany.

Marina Mastyka

Marina Mastyka


2006 – graduated from the Nizhny Novgorod Theater School named after E.A. Evstigneev. Choreography Department – Ballet Dancer

2016 – RUTI-Gitis, ballet teacher-choreographer

2010 – Teacher of the Nizhny Novgorod Theater School

Parties in performances:

“Swan Lake” – Dance of little swans, Neapolitan bride

“The Nutcracker” – Doll, Chinese dance, Spanish dance, Masha

“Sleeping Beauty” – Fairy Canary, Fairy of Bread crumbs, Fairy of Ardent passions, Little Red Riding Hood, Cat

Toured in China, Spain, Italy, Chile, Qatar

Constantin Tcaci

Constantin Tcaci


2010 Graduate of the National College of Choreography form Chisinau

2008 Hired as a Ballet Dancer at the National Opera and Ballet Theatre “Maria Biesu” from Chisinau

2015-2016 – Soloist National Theater of Opera and Ballet in Sofia,Bulgaria

Competitions and Awards

2006 International Dance Competition “Слънчевбряг/Солнечныйберег/Sunny Coast”, Bulgaria

2007 – International Dance Competition “Хрустальнаятуфелька/The Glass Slipper”, Kharkov Ukraine

2009 – International Dance Competition “Eurodans”, Ploiesti, Romania, First Prize

2010 – International Dance Competition “Eurodans”, Sinaia, Romania, Third Prize

2010 – International Ballet Competition, Mangalia, Romania, First Prize

2011 – Diploma Winner of the International Festival of Ballet Competition “Eurodans”, Valenii de Munte, Ploiesti, Romania

2011 Sibiu International ballet and Contemporary Dance Competition, Romania, Diploma Winner

2012 – International Ballet Competition “Mia Čorak Slavenska”, Zagreb, Croatia,The Prize for the Best Technique of the Competition 

International and National Festivals

“Invita Maria Biesu/Maria Biesu Invites”


Gala Concerts of the National College of Choreography from Chisinau 

International Youth, dance and Music Festival in Heidelberg, Germany, 2010 

International Choreography Festival “Eurodans” 2010. Valenii de Munte, Ploiesti, Romania.

Varna International Ballet Competition, Diploma winner

Sergey Smirnov

Sergey Smirnov


Graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Choreography in the class of N. L. Dokukin

Worked as a soloist at the Moscow Academic Musical Theater of K.S. Stanislavsky and V.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko.

In 2000 he was invited to the Kremlin Ballet Theater as a leading dancer, where he danced all the major parts.

Repeatedly, as a guest artist, participated in international festivals, both in Russia and abroad.

In 2003, he received the Triumph Youth Art Prize.

In 2006 he was awarded the diploma “National Heritagr” by the International Charitable Foundation “Patrons of the Century” and a gold medal.

During his work he performed such parts as: “Chopiniana”, Pierre “Camp of the cavalry”, Ivan “The Firebird”, Albert “Giselle”, Desirere “Sleeping Beauty”, Siegfried “Swan Lake”, Prince “The Nutcracker”, Feb “Esmeralda ”, Prince“ Snow White ”, Romeo“ Romeo and Juliet ”, Prince“ Cinderella ”, Ruslan“ Ruslan and Lyudmila ”and other solo parts.

Alexander Savelyev

Alexander Savelyev

Leading soloist


Vaganova Ballet Academy 2002-2010 class of Nikita Sheglov (Professional Experience)

Mariinsky Theatre (2010-2016)

•   “The Nutcracker” (pulchinella) the choreography by Kirill Simonov;

•   “Magic Nut” (Hungarian bridegrooms) the choreography of Donvena Pandoursky

•   “Bambi (Fox),” Violin Concerto N92 “-      choreography by Anton Pimonov 

•   ” Cinéma”,” Ballet N92 “,” Divertissement of the King “- choreography by Maxim Petrov

•   The Bronze Horseman (Dutch sailors) -horeography by Yuri Smekalov

•   Anna Karenina” (Young servant) -the choreography of Alexei Ratmansky

Has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet to the UAE, the USA, Germany, Italy,  Slovenia, Denmark, Great Britain, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Oman, Israel.

Slovenske narodne divadlo ( guest contract, 2016 ):

•   Giselle ( Albert ) Choreography by Rafael Avnikjan 

•   Swan Lake ( pas de trois ) Choreography by Rafael Avnikjan 

•   Nijinsky – God of Dance ( Michel Fokine ) Choreography by Daniel de Andrade

Aalto Ballet Essen ( Gruppe mit Solo 2017 – 2018 ).

Premio Capri Danza International VI edition (2018)

As a Guest Performer to the different ballet companies has danced:

•   Swan Lake ( Siegfried, Pas de trois, Neapolitan Dance ) Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov

•   Giselle ( Albert ) Choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa

•     The Sleeping Beauty ( Prince Désiré, the Blue Bird, Princes ) Choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev

•     The Nutcracker (The Nutcracker Prince, Classical Trio, Moor ) Choreography by choreography by Vasily Vainonen

•.    Carnaval of Venice Pas de deux , choreography by Marius Petipa 

•     Flames of Paris Pas de deux, choreography by Vasily Vainonen

       •   Harlequinade (pas de deux) Choreography by G.Balanchine 

•   Pas-desclave forme Le Corsaire Choreography by P.Gusev

•   Seventh Waltz (Chopiniana) Choreography by M.Fokine

•.    Scheherazade (Adagio) Choreography by M.Fokine