234th Season

Andrei Merkuriev

Dancer

Prize-winner at the International Competitions.
The highest theatrical prize of Russia Golden Mask (2005).

Born in Syktyvkar (republic of Komi).

Graduated form the Ufa Ballet School in 1996.

Since 1996 was a soloist of the Mussorgsky (Maly) Opera and Ballet Theatre (St Petersburg).

Joined the Mariinsky Theatre in 2001.

His repertoire includes:
Don Quixote (Espada, Basil);
Swan Lake (Siegfired, Pas de trois, Spanish Dance);
La Esmeralda (Phoebus);
La Bayadere (Solor);
Cavalery Halt (Piotr);
Boyarchikov?s Faust (Valentin);
Giselle (Albrecht);
Petrouchka (Petrouchka);
Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio);
Kenneth MacMillan?s Manon (Des Grieux);
Roland Petit?s Carmen (Jose), Le Jeune Homme et la Mort;
Alexei Ratmansky?s Cinderella (The Prince), Middle Duet;
Kirill Simonov?s Come in! ;
Jiuliano Pepfrini?s Lulu. Dream of an Anti-star;
Mihail Chemiakin?s The Nutcracker (Nutcracker-prince), The Magic Nut (Young Drosselmeyer);
George Balanchine?s The Prodigal Son (The Prodigal Son);
John Neumeier?s Spring and Fall;
William Forsythe?s In the middle somewhat elevated, Steptext;
David Dawson?s Reverence.

Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg
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