Maxim Izmestiev

• Prize-winner at the XIV International Ballet Dancers’ and Choreographers’ Competition in Moscow (3rd prize, 2022)

Born in Leninsk-Kuznetsky.
Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2015 (class of Andrei Yermolenkov).
Joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year.

Repertoire includes:
La Sylphide (James, Youths); choreography by August Bournonville, revised version by Elsa-Marianne von Rosen,
Giselle (Classical Duet); choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa,
La Fille du Pharaon (Pasifonte); choreography by Marius Petipa reconstructed by Toni Candeloro,
La Bayadère (Magdaveya); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Vakhtang Chabukiani,
Raymonda (Saracen dance, Variation); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Don Quixote (Gypsy Dance); choreography by Alexander Gorsky after motifs of the production by Marius Petipa; choreography of the Gypsy Dance by Nina Anisimova,
Le Corsaire (Lankedem); production by Pyotr Gusev after the composition and choreography of Marius Petipa,
Le Spectre de la rose; choreography by Michel Fokine,
Les Noces (soloists); choreography by Bronislava Nijinska,
Jewels (Rubies); choreography by George Balanchine,
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Nurali, Youths, Tatar Dance); choreography by Rostislav Zakharov,
The Nutcracker (Clown, Moor, Chinese Dance, Trepak); choreography by Vasily Vainonen,
Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio, Jester, servants to Capulets); choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky,
The Young Lady and the Hooligan (the Hooligan); choreography by Konstantin Boyarsky,
Sylvia (Slave, Pluto); choreography by Frederick Ashton,
Spartacus (Etruscan); choreography by Leonid Yakobson,
The Legend of Love (Jester), The Stone Flower (Skomorokhs); choreography by Yuri Grigorovich,
Anyuta (Modest Alexeyevich); choreography by Vladimir Vasiliev,
The Nutcracker (Spanish Dance, Chinese Dance, Cossacks, Recruit, Punchinello); production by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov,
Cinderella (Summer, Autumn), The Little Humpbacked Horse (Gavrilo), Concerto DSCH,
Le Parc (Gardeners); choreography by Angelin Preljocaj,
Infra; choreography by Wayne McGregor,
Anton Pimonov's ballets Bambi (Magpies) and Violin Concerto No 2,
Ballet No 2, Russian Overture , Le Divertissement du roi, Renard, Mavra, The Fairy's Kiss (Youth, the Fairy I’s retinue); choreography by Maxim Petrov,
Symphony in Three Movements choreography by Radu Poklitaru,
The Bronze Horseman (Balakirev the Jester, Dutch Sailors); choreography by Rostislav Zakharov, Yuri Smekalov,
Paquita (Officers); choreography by Yuri Smekalov, reconstruction and staging of Marius Petipa's choreography (Act III Grand Pas) by Yuri Burlaka,
Yaroslavna. The Eclipse (Konchak), Daphnis et Chloé, Pétrouchka (Proscenium servants); choreography by Vladimir Varnava,
Labyrinth; choreography by Ksenia Zvereva,
12 (The Twelve), Porcelain; choreography by Alexander Sergeev,
A csodálatos mandarin (Bandit); choreography by Yuri Possokhov,
and dances in the operas Mazepa (Young Cossack), Prince Igor (Chief Warrior) and A Life for the Tsar.

Repertoire also includes:
Diane and Actéon Pas de deux from the ballet La Esmeralda; choreography by Agrippina Vaganova.

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