Daniil Simkin

PRINCIPAL DANCER

born in Novosibirsk, Russia

BALLET EDUCATION

1996 by his mother Olga Aleksandrova

COMPETITIONS | AWARDS

2004 Junior Gold Medals at International Ballet Competitions in Varna and Vienna /// 2004 Prize Mikhail Baryshnikov at the Arabesque Competition in Perm /// 2004 Gold Medals at the International Ballet Competition Luxembourg /// 2005 Grand Prix at the International Ballet Competition Helsinki /// 2006 Senior Gold Medals at the Internaional Ballet Competition Jackson

ENGAGEMENTS

2006 Wiener Staatsballett Demi-Soloist // 2007 Principal Dancer /// 2008 American Ballett Theatre Soloist // 2012 Principal Dancer /// since 2018 Staatsballett Berlin, Principal Dancer

REPERTORY

a.o. »Giselle« (Albrecht); »Swan Lake« (Prince Siegfried); »Sleeping Beauty« (Prince Desiré); »Don Quixote« (Basilio); »The Nutcracker« (Nutcracker Prince); Kenneth McMillian: »Romeo und Juliet« (Romeo, Mercutio) and »Manon« (Lescaut); John Cranko: »Onegin« (Lenski); Michail Fokin: »Le Spectre de la rose«, Antony Tudor: »Shadowplay« (The Boy With Matted Hair); George Balanchine: »Theme and Variations«, »Prodigal Son«, »Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux«, »Stars and Stripes«, »Symphony in C« and »Allegro Brilliante«

REPERTORY IN BERLIN

Alexei Ratmansky: »La Bayadère« (Solor); Yuri Burlaka/Vasily Medvedev: »The Nutcracker« (Nutcracker Prince); John Cranko: »Onegin« (Albrecht); August Bournonville: »La Sylphide« (James); George Balanchine: »Jewels« (»Rubies« Pas de deux)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

Organization of International Ballet Gala Events in Greece 2009 and Japan 2012 /// 2015 Cooperation with Joyce Theatre New York for own contemporary production »INTENSIO« (USA and international Guest Performances) /// 2017 Production of a multi-disciplinary dance installation at the Guggenheim Museum New York