The Ballerina Gallery
Evgenia Obraztsova
Mariinsky Ballet

Photo: N Razina

Photo: N Razina

Photo: V Baranovsky

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Evgenia Obraztsova was born in St Petersburg. She graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class M. Vasilieva) and joined the Mariinsky Theatre in 2002. Coached by Ninel Kurgapkina she has made a big impression in the classical repertoire as well as in Balanchine and Forsythe works.

Repertoire includes:
La Sylphide (Sylphide), The Sleeping Beauty (Fee Generosity), Raymonda (Variation), The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (dance with the bells), Don Quixote (Cupid), Le Corsaire (the three Odalisques), La Bayadere (Dance of the bayaderes, Shadows), Romeo and Juliet (Juliet), The Legend of Love (Shyrin), Forsythe's In the middle somewhat elevated and The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Chemiakin's The Nutcracker (Masha) and The Magic Nut (Rat jester).

Goldmedal at the Moscow International Ballet Competition 2005

Video clips
Evgenia Obraztsova - on For Ballet Lovers Only
Evgenia Obraztsova - in The St Petersburg Times