Ekaterina Krysanova <BR> <BR>© photo by Elena Fetisova

Ekaterina Krysanova

Principal Dancer

Born in Moscow. In 2003, on completing her training at the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, she joined the Bolshoi Ballet. Her coach at the theatre is Svetlana Adyrkhaeva.

2003
Spanish Doll (Nutcracker. Yuri Grigorovich production)

2004
’Two pairs’ in Part 3, Soloist Part 3 (Symphony in C. Choreography by George Balanchine)
1st variation in The Shadows (La Bayadere. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Part in the ballet Passacaille to music by Anton von Webern (Roland Petit production)
Fairy of Audacity (The Sleeping Beauty. Yuri Grigorovich production)
1st pas de trois (Agon. Choreography by George Balanchine)
Girl (Magrittomania. Music by Yuri Krasavin. Yuri Grigorovich production) — creation at Bolshoi Theatre
Guadalquivir
(La Fille du Pharaon. Production by Pierre Lacotte after Marius Petipa)

2005
Friend/friends to Zina (The Bright Stream. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Alexei Ratmansky production)
Grand Pas variation, 2nd variation in Raimonda’ Dreams (Raymonda. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Friend/friends to Shireen (A Legend of Love. Music by Arif Melikov. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Typist/Typists (Bolt. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Alexei Ratmansky creation)
Temptation (Les Presages to music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Leonide Massine)
Friend/friends to the Prince, Polish Bride (Swan Lake. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Soloist Part 4 (Symphony in C)
Dryad/Three Dryads, 1st Variation in Grand Pas (Don Quixote. Alexei Fadeyechev production)
Friend to Giselle, Two Wilis (Giselle. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Sylph/Sylphs (La Sylphide. Choreography by August Bournonville in a version by E.M. von Rosen)
Soloist (Jeu de cards. Music by Igor Stravinsky. Alexei Ratmansky creation)

2006
Princess Aurora
(The Sleeping Beauty)
Autumn, Waltz Soloist/Soloists, Cinderella (Cinderella. Yuri Possokhov and Yuri Borisov production) — creation
Lyuska (The Golden Age. Music by Dmitry Shostakovich. Yuri Grigorovich production)
Soloist (Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux, choreography by George Balanchine) )
Gamzatti (La Bayadere) — debut on the Bolshoi Theatre tour in Monte Carlo
Zina
(The Bright Stream) — debut on the Bolshoi Theatre tour in Novosibirsk
Odette-Odile (Swan Lake)

2007
Soloist (In the Upper Room. Music by Philip Glass, choreography by Twyla Tharp)
Soloist (Misericordes to music by Arvo Part, choreography by Christopher Wheeldon)
Soloist (Class Concert. Music by Alexander Glazunov, Anatoly Lyadov, Anton Rubinstein, Dmitry Shostakovich, choreography by Asaf Messerer)
Pas de Trois des Odalisques, Gulnare (Le Corsaire. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Burlaka after Marius Petipa)

2008
Title role
(Herman Levenskiold’s La Sylphide; choreography by August Bournonville in a version by Johan Kobborg)
Amour (creation), Mireille de Poitiers (Boris Asfiev’s The Flames of Paris. Production and new choreography by Alexei Ratmansky after Vasily Vainonen)
Kitri (Don Quixote)
Variation (Paquita. Staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka) — was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre
Couple in Violet
(Russian Seasons. Music by Leonid Desyatnikov, choreography by Alexei Ratmansky) — was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre
Marie
(Nutcracker)

2009
L’Aurore (Coppelia. Choreography by Marius Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti; revival and new choreographic version by Sergei Vikharev) — creation at the Bolshoi Theatre
Aegina
(Spartacus. Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich)
Couple in Yellow (Russian Seasons)- debut on the Bolshoi Theatre tour in St.Petersburg
Balerina (The Bright Stream)
Fleur de Lys (Esmeralda by Cesare Pugni, choreography by Marius Petipa, staging and new choreographic version by Yuri Burlaka and Vasily Medvedev)

Awards

In 2002, she won 3rd prize at Vaganova-Prix International Ballet Competition “Ваганова-prix” (Saint-Petersburg).
In 2005, she won 2nd prize at International Ballet Competition in Moscow.

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© Photo by Damir Yusupov, Nadezhda Bausova, Andrei Melanyin, Yelena Fetisova


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