• Prize-winner at the IV International Serge Lifar Competition (Kiev, 2002, silver medal)
• Best Duet prize and Press Jury first prize at the International Ballet Competition in Varna (2004)
• Prize-winner at the X International Ballet and Choreography Competition (Moscow, 2005, gold medal)
• Recipient of the DANCE OPEN International Ballet Prize in the category “Best Partners” (2011)
Born in Sevastopol (Ukraine).
After graduating from the Kiev State School of Choreography in 2001, she joined the National Shevchenko Opera of Ukraine (Kiev) and was promoted to the rank of soloist six months later.
She was a prima ballerina at the Mikhailovsky Theatre from 2007–2009 where she performed in the ballets The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora), Swan Lake (Odette-Odile), La Bayadère (Nikia), The Nutcracker (Masha), La Sylphide (Sylph), Giselle (Giselle), Raymonda (Raymonda), Don Quixote (Kitri), Le Corsaire (Medora), Spartacus (Sabina; choreography by Georgy Kovtun) and Romeo and Juliet (Juliet).
Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 2009.
Her repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
La Bayadère (Nikia, Gamzatti); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised by Vladimir Ponomarev and Vakhtang Chabukiani,
The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora); choreography by Marius Petipa (revival of the 1890 production),
The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Swan Lake (Odette-Odile); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Don Quixote (Kitri); choreography by Alexander Gorsky,
George Balanchine’s Symphony in C (First Movement), Tarantella, Scotch Symphony and Serenade,
Romeo and Juliet (Juliet); choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky,
The Nutcracker (Masha the Princess), staging by Vasily Vainonen,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Tsar Maiden); choreography by Alexei Ratmansky,
Jerome Robbins’ In the Night,
Without; choreography by Benjamin Millepied,
Radio and Juliet; choreography by Edward Clug.
Has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet Company to the Netherlands (Amsterdam) and Norway.