234th Season

Elvira Tarasova

Dancer

Born in St. Petersburg. Graduated from Vaganova Ballet Academy (class of Prof. Inna Zubkovskaya).

Honoured Artist of Russia (2003).
Joined Mariinsky Theatre in 1988. Became First soloist in 1996.

Repertoire:
La Sylphide (Sylphide), The Sleeping Beauty (Temperament and Diamond Fairy/ Little White Cat), Nutcracker (Pas de Trois, Masha), Anna Karenina (Kitty), Giselle (Myrtha), The Legend of Love (Gold), Raymonda (Clemance, Henrietta, variation from the scene "Dream", Grand Pas Classique), Swan Lake (Pas de Trois), La Bayadere (Nikiya, Gamzatti, Pas de Trois from the scene "Kingdom of Shades"), Don Quixote (Queen of Dryads, Kitri), Le Corsaire (Gulnarah, Medora, Pas de Trois), The Fairy Doll (Fairy Doll), The Fountain of Bakhchisaray (Maria), Chopiniana, Paquita Grand Pas (variation), "Diana and Actaeon" Pas de Deux from "Esmeralda", Romeo and Juliet (Juliet`s Friend), Walpurgis Night, Symphony in C (3rd Movement), Serenade (soloist), Jewels (Rubies), Manon (Lescaut‘s Mistress).

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