234th Season

Kristina Shapran

Dancer

Recipient of the Mikhailovsky Theatre Grand Prix (2009)
• Recipient of the audience award from Russia-Culture TV’s project Grand Ballet (2012)

Born in Leningrad (St Petersburg).
Graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2011.
From 2011–2014 she was a soloist with the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre where her repertoire included lead roles in the ballets Giselle (Giselle), Don Quixote (Queen of the Dryads), The Nutcracker (Masha), Natalia Makarova's production of La Bayadиre (Nikia), Pierre Lacotte’s staging of La Sylphide (The Sylph) and Roland Petit’s production of Coppйlia (Swanilda).
From January to June 2014 she was a principal dancer at the Mikhailovsky Theatre where she performed lead roles in the ballets Giselle (Giselle), La Bayadиre (Nikia), Le Corsaire (Medora) and Multiplicity. Forms of Silence and Emptiness.
Joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 2014.

Repertoire includes:
Le Corsaire (Medora); production by Pyotr Gusev after the composition and choreography by Marius Petipa,
Apollo (Terpsichore); choreography by George Balanchine.


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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