Ivan Vassiliev

Born in Vladivostok. In 2006 after graduating from the Belarusian State Choreographic College joined the National Academic Bolshoi Ballet Theatre of Belarus as a principle dancer. During his studies performed on the stage of that theatre the part of Basil in Don Quixote (Valentin Yelizariev production) and the part of Ali in Le Corsaire (Pyotr Gusev production).

With the Belarusian State Choreographic College participated in tours to Cyprus.
In 2006 he took part in Nuriev's International Festival of Classical Ballet in Kazan, where performed Ali in Le Corsaire.

Awards

In 2004, he won the 3rd prize at the International Competition of ballet dancers in Varna (Bulgaria).
In 2005, he won the 1st prize at the International Competition of ballet dancers in Moscow.
In 2006, he won the 1st prize at the Open Competition of ballet dancers “Arabesque” in Perm (Russia) and Grand Pris at the International Competition of ballet dancers in Varna.

At the Bolshoi Theatre

At the beginning of the season 2006/07 he joined the Bolshoi Ballet. He is going to make his Bolshoi Theatre debut in the part of Basil in Don Quixote.

Repertory

2006
Basilio (Don Quixote, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in a version by Alexei Fadeyechev)
Colas (Louis Herolds La Fille mal gardee; choreography by Frederick Ashton)

2007
The Bronze Idol (La Bayadere. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Soloist (Misericordes to music by Arvo Part; Christopher Wheeldon ñreation)
Pas d'Esclaves (Le Corsaire; production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka after Marius Petipa) — was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre
Shepherd/Three Shepherds (Spartacus)
Class Concert to music by different composers; choreography by Asaf Messerer)

2008
Conrad (Le Corsaire)
Philippe (Boris Asafiev's The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen)
Spartacus (Spartacus) — debut on the Bolshoi Theatre tour in Amsterdam

Awards

In 2007, he was awarded the Triumph youth grant prize.
In 2008, he was awarded Soul of Dance Prize in the category “Rising Stars“ from Ballet Magazine and received National Dance Awards Critics' Circle (after the Bolshoi Theatre tour in London) in the category „Spotlight Award”. www.bolshoi.ru







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