Irina Prokofieva

Born in Leningrad.
Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2001 (class of Tatiana Udalenkova).
Joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year.

Repertoire includes:
La Sylphide (Madge); choreography by August Bournonville, revised version by Elsa-Marianne von Rosen,
The Sleeping Beauty (The Fairy Carabosse); choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Swan Lake (Princess Regent, Swans, Prospective Brides of the Prince, Mazurka); choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev,
Don Quixote (Eastern Dance, Fandango); choreography by Alexander Gorsky after motifs of the production by Marius Petipa, Eastern Dance staged by Nina Anisimova and Fandango staged by Fyodor Lopukhov,  
Le Corsaire (Algerian Dance); production by Pyotr Gusev after the composition and choreography by Marius Petipa,
Le Sacre du printemps (Three-Hundred-Year-Old-Woman); choreography by Millicent Hodson after motifs of the choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky, 
Les Noces (Bride); choreography by Bronislava Nijinska,
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Ghirei’s Second Wife, Captive); choreography by Rostislav Zakharov,
The Nutcracker (Oriental Dance); choreography by Vasily Vainonen;
Leonid Yakobson’s ballets Shurale (Head Matchmaker, Matchmakers) and Spartacus (Egyptian),
Romeo and Juliet (Courtesans); choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky,
Carmen-Suite (Fate); choreography by Alberto Alonso,
George Balanchine’s ballets The Four Temperaments, La Valse and Piano Concerto No 2 (Ballet Imperial),
The Stone Flower (Traders); choreography by Yuri Grigorovich,
The Nutcracker (Eastern Dance, Mrs Stahlbaum); staging by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov,
Alexei Ratmansky’s ballets Cinderella (Fairy-Tramp), Anna Karenina (Princess Shcherbatskaya),
Approximate Sonata; choreography by William Forsythe,
The Golden Age (Valkyries); choreography by Noah D. Gelber
Yaroslavna. The Eclipse (Saints); choreography by Vladimir Varnava,
and dances in the operas Ruslan and Lyudmila (Eastern Dance), Faust (Walpurgisnacht (Nymphs)), Carmen (Olé) and Prince Igor (Dance of the Captives).

Has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet to China.

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