Featured Artists

 

Sergey Chumakov and Elena Petrichenko
“A knockout male dancer in the Arabian divertissement, Sergey Chumakov... extraordinary physique” writes NY Times Chief Dance Critic Alastair Macaulay, “Chumakov...when partnering Elena Petrichenko...confers an unusual thrill upon the work’s many lifts.”
Soloists Sergey Chumakov and Elena Petrichenko premiere the “Dove of Peace” as one bird with a 20 ft wing span in the 2012 20th Anniversary production of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. They are also well known for their high speed Moor Dolls and sensual Arabian variation in the Great Russian Nutcracker. Chumakov and Petrichenko first danced with Moscow Ballet in 1994 when Moscow Ballet and the Moscow State Academic Children’s Music Theater named after Natalia Sats, toured the Great Russian Nutcracker with a troupe of 100.
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Aidana Amirkhanovna
Ballerina Aidana Amirkhanovna premieres with Moscow Ballet on the 2017 25th North American Anniversary Tour as a Featured Ballerina. The 22 year-old petite ballerina partners Award -Winning danseur Rafael Urazov as the magical and Moor Dolls that leap out of two life-sized Matryoshka Dolls in Act I of the great Russian Nutcracker, and as the stunning, 2-person Dove of Peace which opens Act II and is exclusive to Moscow Ballet, and as the sinewy and sensuous Arabian Variation.
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Rafael Urazov
From the steppes of Asia, across the Silk Road, Rafael Urazov is the Super Star of Kazakhstan National Opera and Ballet Company. Moscow Ballet’s Rafael Urazov, who was recognized by the Bolshoi’s greatest legends: Yuri Grigorovich and Vladimir Vasiliev, also received a Grant from the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and received a scholarship of the Ministry of Culture of Kazakhstan. A graduate of the Almaty Choreographic School named after A.V. Seleznev (2000-2008) in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Rafael burst onto the international ballet scene with his signature traits of an athletic Oriental grace and classical precision. 
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Viktoriya Dymovskaya
Honored Artist of Ukraine Viktoriya Dymonskaya became Laureate of the International Competition “Caspi Art” – Grand Prix in spring 2019. She premiered in Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker North American 25th Anniversary Tour in 2017 and in 2018 as Moor Doll in Act I, opens Act II as the Dove of Peace, a role that is exclusive to Moscow Ballet’s production and performing the Arabian Variation using the Acro-Balletic style first embraced and made popular by Sergey Chumakov and Elena Petrichenko.  A native of Lviv, Ballerina Viktoriya Dymovskaya was named Honored Artist of Ukraine in 2012, four short years after graduating from the esteemed Lviv School of Ballet and Choreography under pedagogue Vadim Pisarev
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Sergey Chumakov and Elena Petrachenko in the Arabian Variation
Sergey Chumakov and Elena Petrachenko in the Arabian Variation

Adel Kinzikeev
Featured danseur Adel Kinzikeev was born in Naberezhye Chelny in Tartarstan, Russia and graduated in 2000 in from the Ufa Choreography and Ballet School named after R. Nureyev, also a native of Tartarstan. He studied under teacher Inna Dorofeeva, Honored Artist of Ukraine and under Pedagogue V. Shapkin. In 2012 he was invited to become a Principal Dancer at Donbass Opera and Ballet Theatre in Donetsk. In 2008 Adel was invited to become Principal Danseur in the Donbas Opera and Ballet Theatre. 
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Sergey Chumakov and Elena Petrachenko in the 'Dove of Peace'
Sergey Chumakov and Elena Petrachenko in the 'Dove of Peace'
Aidana Amirkhanovna and Rafael Urazov
Aidana Amirkhanovna and Rafael Urazov
Viktoriya Dymovskaya
Viktoriya Dymovskaya
 Adel Kinzikeev and Viktoriya Dymovskaya
Adel Kinzikeev and Viktoriya Dymovskaya

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