Victoria Yakusheva

Dancer

She was born in Khmelnitsky (Ukraine). In 2002 she graduated from the Moscow State Choreographic Academy (class of Lyudmila Litavkina) and joined the Ballet Company of the Bolshoi Theater.

She rehearsed under the guidance of Lyudmila Semenyaka.

Repertoire

2003

Friends to Zina (The Bright Stream. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Alexei Ratmansky production)
Three Dryads (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in the version by A. Fadeechev)
Caryatides (La Fille du Pharao by C. Pugni, Pierre Lacotte production after Marius Petipa)

2004

Three swans (Swan Lake; choreography by Alexander Gorsky, Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov in the 2nd version by Yuri Grigorovich)
Carefree Fairy, (The Sleeping Beauty by P.Tchaikovsky, choreography by M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich version)
Role in Concerto Barocco (to music by Johann Sebastian Bach, choreography by G. Balanchine)
Two pairs in part III (Symphony C-major to music by G. Bizet, choreography by G. Balanchine)
3d variation in the “Shadows” scene (La Bayadère by L. Minkus. Choreography by M. Petipa, Yuri Grigorovich production)
Final Waltz and Apotheosis (Nutcracker, by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Friends to Helena (A Midnight’s Summer Dream to the music of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy and G. Ligeti, choreography by John Neumeier) — was among the creators of the ballet at the Bolshoi Theater

2005

Typists (Dmitry Shostakovich’s Bolt; choreography by Alexei Ratmansky) — was among the creators of the ballet
Scene Raimonda’s dreams (Raimonda by A.Glazunov. Choreography by M. Petipa in the version of Y. Grigorovich)
Temptation (Les Presages to music by P, Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Leonide Massine) — was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theater
White Cat (Sleeping Beauty)
Mimes (A. Khachaturian’s Spartacus, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Friends to Giselle, two wilises (Giselle by A. Adam; choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa in the version by Yuri Grigorovich)
Grand Pas (La Bayadere)
Tobacco Girls (Carmen Suite to music by Bizet-Shchedrin, A. Alonso production)

2006

Waltz soloists (Cinderella by S. Prokofiev, choreography by Y. Possokhov, Y. Borisov production)

2007

Juanita (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in the version by A. Fadeechev)

2008

Two sylphs (Herman Levenskiold’s La Sylphide; choreography by August Bournonville in a version by Johan Kobborg) — was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theater
The Lively Garden, dance with fans (Le Corsaire by A. Adam. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka after Marius Petipa)
Friends to Shireen (A Legend of Love. Music by Arif Melikov, production by Yuri Grigorovich)
Two fashionable pairs (The Golden Age. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Furies (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen
Soloist (Grand Pas classique for the ballet Paquita by L.Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, new choreographic version by Y. Burlaka) — was among the creators

2009

Russian bride (Swan Lake)
Diane, a friend to Fleur de Lys (Cesare Pugni’s La Esmeralda; Choreography by M. Petipa, production and new choreographic version by Y. Burlaka, V. Medvedev)

2010

La Priere (Coppelia. Choreography by M. Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti; revival and new choreographic version by Sergei Vikharev)
Liza (La Dame de Pique to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Rolan Petit production)

2010

Friends to Juliet (Romeo and Juliet by S. Prokofiev, production by Yuri Grigorovich)
Role in Serenade to music by P. Tchaikovsky (choreography by G. Balanchine) — debut on Bolhsoi Theatre’s tour in London
Soloist in The Rubies to music by I.Stravinsky (choreography by G. Balanchine)

2011

Marie-Antoinette (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen)
Friends to Lucien (Illusions perdues. Music by Leonid Desyatnikov, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky) — participant of the opening night performance

2012

Gypsies (Anyuta to music by Valery Gavrilin. Vladimir Vasiliev production)


Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage 4/2 Teatralnaya ploschad (4/2 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia