Soloists Elena Pris

PRINCIPAL DANCER

born in Sevastopol, Ukraine

BALLETEDUCATION

1991-1999 Vaganova Ballet Academy St. Petersburg

ENGAGEMENTS

Universal Ballet Company Seoul, Korea (Director: Oleg Vinogradov) /// since 2002 Ballett Staatsoper Unter den Linden (Director: Vladimir Malakhov) /// 2004 Demi-Soloist Staatsballett Berlin /// 2005 Soloist /// since 2011 Principal Dancer

REPERTORY

“Sleeping Beauty” (Feé des Lilas), “Giselle“ (Myrtha), “Don Quixote“ (Mercedes, one of the street dancers), “La Bayadere“ (Grand Pas, 2nd Solo Variation), “Swan Lake“ (Pas de trois, four big swans, Spanish dance)

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

Patrice Bart´s “Giselle“ (Solo-Wili, Myrtha); “Swan Lake” (Pas de trois, four big swans, Hungarian princess); “The Nutcracker” (Danse orientale, doll); “Das flammende Herz“ (Jane Williams), George Balanchine´s “Ballet Imperial“; “Serenade“; “Apollon musagète“ (Kalliope), Angelin Preljocaj‘s “Le Parc“, Maurice Béjart´s “Ring um den Ring“ (Gutrune), Vladimir Malakhov´s “La Bayadere“ (Hamsatti, Solo Variation, Grand Pas); “ Sleeping Beauty” (Candide); “La Péri“, “Malakhov & Friends“ (Pas des Odalisques), Ray Barras “The Snow Queen” (Rose, golden princess), Kenneth MacMillan´s “Manon“ (leading role), William Forsythe´s “The Second Detail“, Boris Eifman´s “Tchaikovsky“ (Tchaikovsky’s Frau), Jerome Robbins' “The Concert“, “Malakhov & Friends“ 2007 (Maurice Béjart´s “Serait-ce la mort?“), Frederick Ashton´s “Sylvia“ (Diana, companion of Sylvia), Ballet-Gala 2007 (Mauro Bigonzetti´s “Kasimir's Colours“), “Glories of the Romantic Ballet“, Marius Petipa´s “Paquita“ (Grand Pas), Jules Perrot´s “Pas de Quatre“, Peter Schaufuss' “La Sylphide“ (two Solo-Sylphides), Clark Tippet´s “Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1“, William Forsythe´s “The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude“, Angelin Preljocaj´s “Snow White“ (stepmother), Nadja Saidakova´s “Egopoint“ (“Shut Up And Dance! Reloaded“), Tomaz Pandur´s/Ronald Savkovic´s “Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs“ (Nourmahal, Scottish princess), Yuri Burlaka´s/Vasily Medvedev´s “La Esmeralda“ (Fleur de Lys, friend of Fleur de Lys), Heinz Spoerli´s “Peer Gynt“ (daughter of the mountain king), John Cranko´s “Romeo and Juliet“ (Lady Capulet), William Forsythe´s “Herman Schmerman“ (“Duato | Forsythe | Goecke“), Jean-Christophe Maillot's "Altro Canto" (Solopart, "Maillot | Millepied"), George Balanchine's "Jewels“ (Rubies Solo)

OTHER PARTICULARITIES

guest performances: Japan 2005