Alexei Popov


• Prize-winner at the Yuri Grigorovich World Youth Ballet International Competition (1st prize; Sochi, 2014)

Born in Chisinau.
Graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2010.
With the Mariinsky Ballet from 2010 to 2016.

Repertoire includes:
La Sylphide (James); choreography by August Bournonville, revised version by Elsa-Marianne von Rosen,
Giselle (Count Albrecht, Classical Duet); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
The Sleeping Beauty (Prince Désiré); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Swan Lake (Friends of the Prince); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Pas de deux from the ballet The Talisman; choreography by Marius Petipa,
Raymonda (Grand pas, Béranger); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Le Corsaire (Lankendem); production by Pyotr Gusev after the composition and choreography by Marius Petipa,
Michel Fokine’s ballets Le Spectre de la rose (Ghost of the Rose) and Le Carnaval (Harlequin),
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Vaslav); choreography by Rostislav Zakharov,
George Balanchine’s ballets Jewels (Emeralds, Rubies), Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux and Symphony in C (III, IV. Allegro vivace),
The Nutcracker (Nutcracker Prince); choreography by Vasily Vainonen,
Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio); choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky,
Le Jeune Homme et la mort (the Youth); choreography by Roland Petit,
Spartacus (Satyr); choreography by Leonid Yakobson
Grand pas classique; choreography by Viktor Gsovsky,
Sylvia (Eros); choreography by Frederick Ashton,
The Nutcracker (the Nutcracker Prince); production by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov,
The Little Humpbacked Horse (Ivan the Fool); choreography by Alexei Ratmansky;
Without; choreography by Benjamin Millepied,
Études (Soloist); choreography by Harald Lander,
Intensio; choreography by Yuri Smekalov
and Anton Pimonov's ballets Bambi (Bambi) and In the Jungle (Bambi the Leader).

Repertoire also includes:
Ne me quitte pas; choreography by Yuri Smekalov.

In 2013 he participated in the gala concert of ballet stars Treasures of the 21st Century, held at the Royal Theater Carré in Amsterdam.

Has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet to Italy, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and Great Britain.

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