Birthplace
Saratov, Russia

Training
National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Art, Lithuania; Munich International Ballet Academy

English National Ballet
Joined in 2017 having previously appeared with the Company as a guest artist in the title role of Mary Skeaping’s Giselle

Previous companies
Royal Swedish Ballet; Dutch National; Guest Principal, Hong Kong Ballet, and joined The National Ballet of Canada in 2015 (where she continues to be a Principal)

Repertoire
La Bayadère; Sleeping Beauty; Juliet; Giselle; Odette/Odile; La Sylphide; Don Quixote; Onegin; Sylvia; La Dame Aux Camellias; Le Corsaire; Hunchback of Notre-Dame; Coppélia; Gustav III; The Winter’s Tale; On The Dnieper; Firebird; Tchaikovsky pas de deux; Waltz in Serenade; 2nd Movement of Symphony in C; Diamonds & Emeralds in Jewels; Sugar Plum/Clara The Nutckracker; Cinderella; Les Sylphides; Titania in The Dream and Miranda in The Tempest. Jurgita has also created many roles by leading contemporary choreographers

English National Ballet
Giselle in Mary Skeaping’s Giselle, London Coliseum January 2017

Awards
The Rotary International Award (2008); Swedish-Danish cultural Grant awarded by Danish Queen Margrethe II of Denmark (2009); International Ballet Festival ‘Dance Open’ in St. Petersburg – 2010, 2011 and 2013; European Dance Magazine “Dance Europe” voted her Outstanding Dancer of the season in 2009/10, 2010/11 and 2011/12 for interpretations in MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet, Kitri, Aurora, and Tchaikovsky pas de deux; The Zwaan Award in 2011 (Best performance of the year) for the role of Aurora in Sleeping Beauty; The Alexandra Radius Award in 2014 (Outstanding dancer of the year)

Dronina demonstrates that she is not only graceful and delicate, but a ballerina capable of technical wizardry.
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