Anastasia Kurkova

DEMI SOLOIST

born in Moscow, Russia

BALLET EDUCATION

1993–2002     Bolshoi Ballet School Moscow

COMPETITIONS | AWARDS

2001 Prix de Lausanne (Diplome) /// 2001 Bronze Medal Moscow International Competition

ENGAGEMENTS

2002 Bolshoi Theatre Moscow /// 2007 Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna /// since 2008 Staatsballett Berlin

REPERTORY

Juri Grigorowitsch’s Sleeping Beauty (Fairies of Kindness, Maids of Honour), Swan Lake (Little Swans), La Bayadere (Grand Pas), Raymonda, The Golden Age, The Nutcracker (French Doll) and Spartacus; Vladimir Vasiliev’s Giselle; Alexander Gorski’s Don Quixote (Amor, Four Dryads); Pierre Lacotte’s La Fille du Pharaon (Pas d’action); John Neumeier’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Roland Petit’s Notre Dame de Paris; Twyla Tharp’s In the Upper Room; George Balanchine’s Sinfonie in C and Agon (Pas de quatre); Yuri Possokhov’s Cinderella (Variation Summer); Alexei Ratmansky’s The Light Stream, Bolt, Middle Duet, Jeu de Cartes and Le Corsaire (Pas de six)

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

Patrice Bart’s The Flaming Heart (Shelly’s Sister), Swan Lake (Hungarian Princess, Polish Princess), Giselle (Giselle’s Friends) and The Nutcracker; Vladimir Malakhov’s La Bayadere (Solo-Variation in the Kingdom of Shades, Grand Pas), Sleeping Beauty (Fairy of Jewels) and La Péri (Solo-Péris); John Cranko’s Onegin; Vasily Medvedev and Yuri Burlaka’s La Esmeralda (Diana, Companion of Fleur de Lys, Esmeralda’s Friends); Nadja Saidakova’s Egopoint; Alexei Ratmansky’s Namouna; Nacho Duato’s Arcangelo; Giorgio Madia’s Don Juan; Ohad Naharin’s Secus (Duato | Kylián | Naharin)