Iryna Borysova, soloist from the National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine in Kiev, partners with Ivan Sitnikov as Masha and Nutcracker Prince respectively for Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour of the Great Russian Nutcracker.
Alexandra Elagina made her North American debut as Masha on the 2010 eastern leg of the Moscow Ballet tour to critical acclaim, noted as “brimful with feeling,” by Alastair MacCaulay, NYTimes Chief Dance Critic and“exuded the essence of delicacy,” in Charleston Today.
Alexey Gerasimov is a prize-winning danseur and a guest soloist at many ballet companies in Moscow including Imperial Russian Ballet, Moscow Ballet and The Crown of Russian Ballet.
Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Natalia Gubanova is a graduate of the world famous Vaganova Ballet Academy.
Rustem Imangaliyev premiered in the U.S. on the 2015 Moscow Ballet tour to 80 cities as Principal Danseur. Imangaliyev is a highly awarded danseur receiving an Honorary Mention from the International Ballet Competition in Korea and an Honorary Award at the Asylmuratova International Ballet Competition in Kazakhstan.
Principal Ballerina Svetlana Isakova is a ballet artist of the ballet of the highest caliber. She is now in her third year with Moscow Ballet. From 2007 to present Svetlana was a Ballet Soloist at the Kharkov National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Lysenko.
Sergey Klyatchin performs the role of Nutcracker Prince and the French Variation in Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Klyatchin is the 2017 Laureate Prix Of Excellence winner from the Teatro Greco Festival in Italy
Principal Danseur Denis Panchenko performs the Nutcracker Prince and Uncle Drosselmeyer in Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker and Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake among other lead roles.
Olga Pasternak debuts as Masha in Moscow Ballet’s 2018 Dove of Peace Tour of the Great Russian Nutcracker.
Principal Ballerina Olena Pecheniuk premieres with Moscow Ballet on the 25th Anniversary Tour of North America as heroine Masha in the Great Russian Nutcracker and Odette/Odile in Swan Lake. Olena is a rising star ballerina evidenced by her award of Honored Artist of Ukraine in 2016 and Honored Artist of Culture in 2013.
Oleksandr Skulkin premieres as Nutcracker Prince on the West Tour of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker and Swan Lake in 2017, the 25th Anniversary Tour of Canada and the United States.
Kostyantyn Vinovoy became the principal soloist of the Kiev Municipal Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre immediately after graduating from the Kiev State Ballet School under Ballet Master Nobuhiro Terada. He won a top award at the world-renowned Serge Lifar International Ballet Competition in Ukraine.
Chisato Yoshida is a rising star ballerina performing principal roles around the world. From 2003 to the present she has won numerous awards and honors at National and International Ballet Competitions.