Guest Principals

Valeria Zapasnikova

A graduate of the Vaganova Ballet Academy (class of Tatiana Udalenkova), in 2010 she joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company, where he repertoire included the roles of Valeria (Spartacus, chor. by George Kovtun), The Lilaс Fairy, Violant Fairy, Sapphire Fairy (The Sleeping Beauty, rev. by Nikolay Boyarchikov), Three Sylphides (La Sylphide), Grand pas (Raymonda), Spanish Dance (The Nutcracker), Three Odalisques (Le Corsaire, rev. by Farukh Ruzimatov). Now her repertoire includes principal and solo roles in Swan Lake, Don Quixote, La Bayadère, Giselle, ou Les Wilis, Le Corsaire, The Sleeping Beauty, Cipollino, Laurencia, Class Concert, The Nutcracker, The Flames of Paris, Multiplicity. Forms of Silence and Emptiness, Romeo and Juliet, one-act ballets by Nacho Duato and Ivan Vasiliev.