Julia Makhalina

Upon graduation from the A. Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy in 1985 she joined the Mariinsky Ballet company.

In 1989 she was promoted to a soloist and then to a principal dancer. Her repertoire includes: Les Sylphides, Odette-Odile (Swan Lake), Giselle, Mirta (Giselle), Nikia, Gamzatti (La Bayadere), Medora (Corsair), Masha (Nutcracker), Aurora, the Lilac Fairy (Sleeping Beauty), Raymonda (Raymonda), Fire-bird (Fire-bird), Maria (The Fountain of Bakhchisaray), Zobeide (Shekherezade), Juliet (Romeo and Juliet), Mehmene Banu (Legend of love), Anna (Anna Karenina), Fairy (Cinderella), ballets by Balanchine, Robbins, Petit, MacMillan, Ratmansky, Anjelov.

She is the laureate of International Ballet Competition (Paris 1990).






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