Birthplace
Vladivostok, Russia

Training
Belarusian State Choreographic College, Minsk

English National Ballet
Le Jeune Homme et la Mort in 2011 and Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, 2015

Previous affiliations
Principal at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow; Mikhailovsky, St Petersburg, since 2012 he has appeared with American Ballet Theatre, New York and with Teatro alla Scala in Milan

Bolshoi Theatre
Title role in Spartacus; Basil in Don Quixote; Solor and the Golden Idol in La Bayadère; Colas, La Fille mal gardée; Conrad in Le Corsaire; Philippe in Flames of Paris; Acteon in Esmeralda and the title role of Ivan IV in Ivan the Terrible

Other info
Won the Grand Prix of the Varna International Ballet Competition and first prize at the Arabesque-96 Ballet Competition Perm, also winning the Korea Ballet Foundation Prize for Best Dancer. In 2015 Ivan Vasiliev made his debut as a choreographer and premiered his Ballet № 1. In 2016, he staged three one-act ballets, Morphine, Blind Affair and Bolero which are included in the repertoire of the Mikhailovsky Theatre. In May 2016 Vasiliev’s ballet, Love is All Around premiered at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. In December 2016, premiered his first two-act ballet A Christmas Carol.

Ivan Vasiliev’s single guest performance with English National Ballet was one of startling brilliance, great power and heartfelt emotion.
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