Alexandra Tikhomirova

Ballet Mistress

Born in Saratov. Graduated from the Saratov School of Dance in 1991.
Ballet dancer with the Youth Ballet of the Mariinsky Theatre from 1991–1995, directed by Oleg Vinogradov.
Graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire in 2000 (choreography department) specialising as a ballet-mistress and coach. Taught the "Dance" course in the workshops of Filshtinsky, Krasovsky and Dodin from 1997 as an assistant eurhythmics director at the St Petersburg State Academy of Theatre.
Teacher at the St Petersburg State Cherkasov Academy of Theatre from January 2001. Has taught courses written by Trostyanetsky and Retsepter.
From 2001–2006 she worked as a coach with the ballet company directed by Dolgushin at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
Since February 2006 she has been a coach at the St Petersburg State Academic Yakobson Ballet Theatre, directed by Yuri Petukhov.

As an assistant ballet-mistress she has worked on the following productions: (artistic director – N. Dolgushin) Esmeralda, Samara Opera and Ballet Theatre, 1997, Chopiniana (Samara Opera and Ballet Theatre, 1998), Esmeralda (Estonian National Opera, Tallinn, 1999), Esmeralda (Minsk Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre, 1999), The Sleeping Beauty (Samara Opera and Ballet Theatre, 2000) and Aurora´s Wedding (Kazan School of Dance, 2002).
Between 1997 and 2000 she staged fragments from classical ballets for students at dance schools in Samara and Tallinn.
As a ballet-mistress she has worked on Le bal au fleur de lis (ballet school of the Helsinki National Opera, Finland, 2000), The Count of Monte Christo (Riga Dailes Drama Theatre, directed by Ozols, 2000), Don Giovanni X (Riga Dailes Drama Theatre, directed by Gilenger, 2000), Master Alexander (Riga Dailes Drama Theatre, directed by Krylovs, 2002), Days of Our Lives (Riga Dailes Drama Theatre, directed by Gruzdov, 2003), Green Bird (Riga Dailes Drama Theatre, directed by Deich, nomination for "Best choreography in a play", Latvian Theatre Prize, 2003), Two Novels (St Petersburg Academy of Theatre, directed by Retsepter, 2003), One upon a Time There Lived a Poor Knight... (St Petersburg Academy of Theatre, directed by Retsepter, 2004), In Mirrors: Shakespeare and Gogol (St Petersburg Academy of Theatre, directed by Retsepter, 2005), The Mermaid (Pushkin School Theatre Studio, directed by Retsepter, 2006), The Other Sherlock Holmes musical (Riga Dailes Drama Theatre, directed by Berzinysh, 2006) and Rigoletto (Mariinsky Theatre, directed by Gabitov, 2007).

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