Birthplace
Kiev, Ukraine

Training
Kiev State Choreographic Institute

English National Ballet
Joined 2014, Soloist 2017

Previous company
Principal Dancer at National Opera of Ukraine

Roles include
Giselle (Mary Skeaping’s Giselle); Juliet (Romeo & Juliet); Kitri (Don Quixote); Clara (Nutcracker); Aurora and Princess Florine (Bluebird from Sleeping Beauty); Odette/Odile (Swan Lake); Medora and Gulnare (Le Corsaire); van Manen’s Adagio Hammerklavier; Neumeier’s Spring and Fall

Other info
Guest Principal with Latvian National Opera and Ochi International Ballet (Nagoya, Japan)
International awards include Gold Medal at the Serge Lifar International Ballet Competition (2005); Silver Medal – Youth Ballet of the World Competition (2007); Gold Medal at the Seoul International Ballet Competition (2011) and Gold Medal at the Istanbul International Ballet Competition (2012)

In 2015, Katja was a finalist in English National Ballet’s annual Emerging Dancer competition
In 2016, she was nominated for Emerging Artist Award at the 2016 National Dance Awards

Supported by Emerging Female Dancer Fund