234th Season

Elena Sheshina


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


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
Choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised choreography and stage direction: Konstantin Sergeyev;

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

"Don Quixote", Ludwig Minkus
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
Choreography: Marius Petipa, revised version: Konstantin Sergeyev with choreographic fragments: Fedor Lopukhov

"Cinderella", Sergey Prokofiev
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
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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