Featured danseur Adel Kinzikeev was born in Naberezhye Chelny in Tartarstan, Russia and graduated in 2000 in from the Ufa Choreography and Ballet School named after R. Nureyev, also a native of Tartarstan. Adel studied under Pedagogue V. Shapkin and was invited to became a Principal Dancer at Donbass Opera and Ballet Theatre in Donetsk. In his short career Adel has performed in more than in 30 countries around the world and participated in “The Stars of World Ballet” festivals for the past six years.
Adel is a strong and dashing Principal dancer having performed every lead role, and many secondary roles, in the classic repertoire of ballet. In “Swan Lake” by Tchaikovsky he danced Siegfried, Rothbart, Beno, and the Jester; “Romeo and Juliette” by Prokofiev as Romeo, Mercutio, and Tybalt; “Sleeping Beauty” byTchaikovsky as Blue Bird Variation; “Nutcracker” by Tchaikovsky he danced the Nutcracker Prince and Rat King; “Spartacus” by Khachaturian as Spartacus and Crassus; “Le Corsaire” by Adan in the Pas de Sclav; “Don Quixote” by Minkus as Basil; “Arabian nights” by Amirov) as Shahryar and slave; “Giselle” by Adan) in Pas de Deux; “Peer Gynt” by Grieg as Peer Gynt; “Forest song” by Skorulskiy as Perelestnik; “Francesca da Rimini” by Tchaikovsky as Giotto; “Notre-Dame de Paris” by Puny as Quasimodo, Claude Frollo, and Phoebus; “Cinderella” by Prokofiev as Minister of Dancing; “Carmen” by Shchedrin as Escamillo; “Cipollino” by Khachaturian.