Birthplace
Moscow, Russia

Training
Bolshoi School

Previous companies
The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and American Ballet Theater

Repertoire
Giselle; Grand Pas de Deux Ballerina, Queen of the Snow, and Sugar Plum Fairy, Tomasson’s Nutcracker; Juliet in Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet; Odette/Odile, Swan Lake; Kitri, Nureyev’s Don Quixote; Swanilda, Balanchine’s Coppélia; Tatiana,  Cranko’s Onegin; and Cinderella, Wheeldon’s Cinderella; Makarova’s (after Petipa) La Bayadère (Nikiya); Sylvia, Ashton’s Sylvia and Medora in Le Corsaire. She created roles in Liang’s Symphonic Dances; Millepied’s The Chairman Dances; McGregor’s Borderlands; Page’s Guide to Strange Places; Possokhov’s Classical Symphony, Diving into the Lilacs, Francesca da Rimini, and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s From Foreign Lands; Tomasson’s Caprice, On a Theme of Paganini and Trio; and Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour and Number Nine

Awards
Nominated, Critics’ Circle National Dance Award, Best Female Dancer, 2014;  Benois de la Danse Award, 2013, for her Tatiana in Cranko’s Onegin. In 2009 awarded the gold medal on NBC’s Superstars of Dance. Isadora Duncan Dance Award, Best Individual Performance for Giselle, 2008. Gold medals at the International Ballet Competitions in Korea and Italy, 2005; gold medal at the International Ballet Competition of Luxembourg, 2003; silver medal and the jury prize at Varna International Ballet Competition, 2002; silver medal at the Prix de Lausanne that same year; and a bronze medal at Moscow International Competition, 2001

Exquisitely refined
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