Born in Leningrad. Graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 1988. Joined the Mariinsky Theatre in 1988.
Honoured Artist of Russia (2008).
Her repertoire includes: La Sylphide (Madge); Giselle (Bathilde); Le Corsaire (Palestinian Dance, Forban); La Bayadere (Aija, Indian Dance); The Sleeping Beauty (the Queen); Mihail Chemiakin`s The Nutcracker (Oriental dance); Swan Lake (the Queen, Mazurka, Hungarian dance, Spanish dance); Raymonda (Panaderos); Don Quixote (Mersedes, Gipsy Dance, Fandango); Les Noces (the Bride?s Mother) The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Krakoviak, Girey?s Second wife); Romeo and Juliet (Signora Capulet, Folk Dance, Juliet?s Servant); The Bedbug (Mother Renaissence); Manon (Madame); Alexey Ratmansky`s Cinderella (Fairy-Tramp); Dzhuliano Peparini`s Lulu.Dream of an Anti-star; Princess Pirlipat, orWorthiness punished (Krysilda);