Anastasia Goryacheva

Leading Soloist

Born in Moscow. In 1998, having completed his studies at the Moscow Academy of Choreography (Tatiana Galtseva’s class), she joined the Bolshoi Theatre Company. For a long time she was training under Raisa Struchkova. At the present time, her teacher-repetiteur is Lyudmila Semenyaka.

Main Repertory

Spanish Doll
(The Nutcracker; Yuri Grigorovich production)
Little Radish (Karen Khachaturyan’s Cipollino; choreography by Genrikh Mayorov)

Maid of Honour (Swan Lake; Vladimir Vasiliev production)
Pearl (Rodion Shchedrin’s The Humpbacked Horse; choreography by Nikolai Androsov) — creation
Lady of Heart
(Fantasy on the Casanova Theme to music by W.A. Mozart; choreography by Mikhail Lavrovsky)
Pas d’Action (Giselle; Vladimir Vasiliev production)
Imp (Fairy tale on the priest and his worker Balda to music by Dmitry Shostakovich; choreography by Vladimir Vasiliev)
Soloist (Mozartiana to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky; choreography by Georges Balanchine)
2nd Pas de Trois (Agon; choreography by Georges Balanchine)
Cupid (Don Quixote, choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky in a version by Alexei Fadeyechev)

(The Nutcracker)
2nd Variation in Grand Pas (Cesare Pugni’s La Fille du Pharaon; Pierre Lacotte production after Marius Petipa) — creation
Princess Aurora, Fairy of Diamond
(The Sleeping Beauty; Yuri Grigorovich production)

Title role
(La Sylphide; choreography by August Bournonville in a version by E.M. von Rosen)
Neapolitan Bride (Swan Lake in Yuri Grigorovich’s second version)
Mazur (Chopiniana; choreography by Mikhail Fokine)

(La Fille mal gardee. Music by Louis Herold; choreography by Frederick Ashton)
Giselle (Giselle; Yuri Grigorovich and Vladimir Vasiliev productions)

Variation in Grand Pas, 2nd variation in Raymonda’s Dreams, Henriette
(Raymonda; Yuri Grigorovich production)

Soloist Part 1
 (Symphony in C; choreography by Georges Balanchine)
Friend to the Prince (Swan Lake)

(choreography by George Balanchine)
Helena (A Midnight’s Summer Dream; choreography by John Neumeier)

Pas d’Esclaves
(Le Corsaire; production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka after Marius Petipa)

Title role
(Herman Levenskiold’s La Sylphide; choreography by August Bournonville in a version by Johan Kobborg)
Zina (Dmitry Shostakovich’s The Bright Stream; choreography by Alexei Ratmansky)
Adeline (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen)
Pas de Trois (Paquita. Staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka) — was among the creators of the ballet
Couple in Blue (Russian Seasons. Music by Leonid Desyatnikov, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky)

Swanilda (Coppelia. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti; revival and new choreographic version by Sergei Vikharev)

In 2001, she danced at the Bolshoi Theatre the title part in La Sylphide opposite Johan Kobborg.
In 2003, she participated in the gala evening of the Bolshoi Ballet and Royal Ballet soloists at the Bolshoi Theatre. She danced the pas de deux from Flower festival in Genzano (choreography by August Bournonville) with Johan Kobborg.
In 2003, she danced the part of Fairy of Diamond in The Sleeping Beauty and the leading part in Chopiniana at the International Ballet Festival named after Rudolf Nureyev in Kazan.
In 2004, she participated in The Bolshoi Ballet Company workshop — taking part in Hungarian Dances to music by Johannes Brahms (choreography by Alexei Miroshnichenko).


In 1999, for her interpretation of the part of Agon and of the part of Little Radish in Cipollino she was awarded the Moscow Debuts Festival prize.
In 2002, Ballet magazine awarded him its Soul of Dance prize (in the Rising Star nomination).

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© Photo by Damir Yusupov, Yelena Fetisova

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