234th Season

Grigory Popov

Dancer

• Prize-winner at the International Competition Vaganova-Prix (St Petersburg, 2002).
Born in Chelyabinsk.
Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. Joined the Mariinsky Theatre in 2002.

Repertoire includes:
La Sylphide (James);
Giselle (the classical duet);
Le Corsaire (Lankedem);
La Bayadere (Maghedaveya, Little God and the Indian Dance);
The Sleeping Beauty (Blue Bird, Puss in Boots);
Swan Lake (Jester);
Le Spectre de la rose;
Romeo and Juliet (Jester);
Prodigal Son (Friend of the Prodigal Son);
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Nurali);
The Legend of Love (Jesters’ dance);
The Young Lady and the Hooligan (Hooligan);
Carmen (Bandit);
The Nutcracker (Fritz, Chinese Dance, Petroushkas’ dance), production by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov;
Cinderella (Hairdresser, detective), choreography by Alexei Ratmansky;
The Magic Nut (Chef, King’s Jester);
Ondine (Tarantella);
'Overcoat' after Gogol (Bureaucrat delivering the military letter);
Aria Suspended.

Dances in operas: Life for the Tzar (Cracovienne), Prince Igor (Polovtsian Dances).

Has toured in Europe and America with the Mariinsky Theatre Company.


Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg
 
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