Perm Ballet School, Royal Ballet Upper School
English National Ballet
Joined 2009 as First Artist, promoted to First Soloist 2010, Principal 2011, Lead Principal 2012
Basilo Don Quixote, Spartacus and Flames of Paris
Moving to London and meeting new friends and performing the leading roles of Albrecht in Giselle and the Prince in Cinderella all during his first season with the Company. Vadim appeared in Derek Deane’s Swan Lake in-the-round at the Royal Albert Hall in the leading role of Siegfried. Vadim has also danced the leading roles of the poet in Les Sylphides and the prince in The Nutcracker and Romeo in Romeo and Juliet.
Role you would love to dance
Any classical role
Laureate at Prix de Lausanne competition, second place and silver medal at Arabesque competition, first place and gold medal at Vaganova Prix competition, first place at Youth America Grand Prix competition. Winner of the 2010 Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Outstanding Male Performance (Classical). Vadim’s parents were both Principal dancers at the Chelyabinsk Ballet Company. Vadim appeared as a Guest Artist with ABT in January 2012 as Solor in La bayadère in Washington DC
'Muntagirov is a ballet director’s dream; long legs: fastidiously pointed feet; jump-jet elevation and a real nobility of line'
The Sunday Telegraph