Oxana Bondareva

• Recipient of the Pisarev Prize “For Achievements in Ballet” (2005)
• Prize-winner at the International Yuri Grigorovich Young Ballet of the World Competition (Sochi, 2008, Grand Prix)
• Prize-winner at the XI International Ballet Dancers’ and Choreographers’ Competition (Moscow, 2009, 2nd prize)
• Prize-winner at the XII International Ballet Dancers’ and Choreographers’ Competition (Moscow, 2013, 1st prize)

Born in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine).
In 2002 she graduated from the School of Dance of the Dnepropetrovsk Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, joining the company the same year.
In 2005 she graduated from the Dnepropetrovsk Theatre and Arts College, having specialised in choreography.
From 2005-2009 she was a soloist with the Russian National Radchenko Ballet (Moscow).
From 2008-2009 she trained at the Moscow State Academy of Dance. From 2009-2014 she was a soloist with the Mikhailovsky Theatre where she performed lead roles in ballets from the classical repertoire including La Sylphide (the Sylph), Don Quixote (Kitri), Le Corsaire (Medora, Gulnare), Swan Lake (Odette-Odile) and La Bayadère (Nikia, Gamzatti) as well as the ballet Laurencia (Jacinta), Nacho Duato’s productions of Prelude, Multiplicity. Forms of Silence and Emptiness, Without Words, Invisible, The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora, the Courage Fairy, Gold Fairy), Romeo and Juliet (Juliet) and Vyacheslav Samodurov’s ballet In a Minor Key.
With the Mariinsky Ballet from 2014 to 2017.

Repertoire includes:
La Sylphide (the Sylph); choreography by August Bournonville, revised version by Elsa-Marianne von Rosen,
Giselle (Classical Duet); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
Swan Lake (Pas de trois); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Le Corsaire (Gulnare); production by Pyotr Gusev after the composition and choreography of Marius Petipa,
Don Quixote (Kitri, variation); choreography by Alexander Gorsky,
Symphony in C (IV. Allegro vivace); choreography by George Balanchine,
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Maria); choreography by Rostislav Zakharov,
The Nutcracker (Pas de trois); choreography by Vasily Vainonen,
Romeo and Juliet (Juliet’s Companion); choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky,
The Nutcracker (Masha); production by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov,
Russian Overture; choreography by Maxim Petrov.

Repertoire also includes:
Orpheus in the Underworld (Eurydice); choreography by Yuri Smekalov.

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