234th Season

Elena Sheshina

Dancer

Prize-winner at International competition
Principal Dancer of The Hermitage and Palace Theatres

Biography

Born in Leningrad (St Petersburg).
Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 1997.
Since 1997 was a soloist of the Opera and Ballet Theatre of Mussorgsky (St. Petersburg).
Joined the Mariinsky Theatre in 2001 as a soloist.
In 2006 she became a principal dancer of The Hermitage Theatre.

Her repertoire includes:

"Swan Lake", Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Odette-Odille
Choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography and stage direction: Konstantin Sergeyev;


"La Sylphide", Herman von Lovenskjold
Sylphide
Choreography: August Bournonville;


"Don Quixote", Ludwig Minkus
Kitri
Choreography: Alexander Gorsky;


"Giselle", Adolphe Adam
Giselle, Myrtha
Choreography: Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa;


"The Legend of Love", Arif Melikov
Mekhmeneh Bahnu
Choreography: Yury Grigorovich


"Raymonda", Aleksandr Glazunov
Raymonda
Choreography: Marius Petipa, revised version: Konstantin Sergeyev with choreographic fragments: Fedor Lopukhov


"Cinderella", Sergey Prokofiev
Kubishka
Choreography: Alexey Ratmanskiy;


"Le Corsair", Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Leo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo and Pavel Oldenburgsky
Medora, Gulnara
Choreography: Pyotr Gusev;


"Les Noces", Igor Stravinsky
Soloist
Choreography: Bronislava Nijinska;


"In the middle somewhat elevated", Thom Willems
Choreography: William Forsythe


"Approximate Sonata", Thom Willems
Choreography: William Forsythe

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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