Principal Ballet Master Alexey Miroshnichenko

Alexey Miroshnichenko (Rus.  Алексей Мирошниченко) is Principal Ballet Master at the Tchaikovsky Perm Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre since 2009.

Principal Ballet Master Alexey Miroshnichenko pERM oPERA

Principal Ballet Master Alexey Miroshnichenko pERM

Principal Ballet Master Alexey Miroshnichenko with Inna Bilash (Rus. Инна Билаш)

Principal Ballet Master Alexey Miroshnichenko and Inna Bilash Odette

Alexey Miroshnichenko Inna Bilash (Rus. Инна Билаш) as Odile-Odette Nikita Chetverikov (Rus Никита Четвериков)

Alexey Miroshnichenko (Rus.  Алексей Мирошниченко)  was born in Donetsk, Ukraine. He graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class of Valentina Onoshko; Валентина Оношко), and was invited to join the Mariinsky Theatre. In 2002, he graduated from the Vaganova Academy’s Ballet Master Department (class of Professors Igor Belsky and Georgy Alexidze), and from 2003 to 2008, he taught in the same department. He made his debut as a choreographer in 1997 with Stravinsky’s Les noces at the Mariinsky Theatre, where he was a tutor for the ballets of William Forsythe. In 2005, Miroshnichenko staged two one-act ballets at the New York Choreographic Institute. He took part in workshops for choreographers at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and the Royal Ballet Flanders. In 2009, he staged Shchedrin’s The Lady with the Lapdog at the New York City Ballet. He staged the choreographic excerpts in Valery Fokin’s production of Gogol’s The Marriage at the Alexandrinsky Theatre. He staged a programme of one-act ballets at the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre: Road of Love to the music of Weill, Cosma, and Poulenc, and Symphony for Dot Matrix Printers to a mix of Mozart and User music. Miroshnichenko staged the dances in Pyotr Troitsky’s film Music that Left Russia (2002) and Pavel Sanaev’s Kilometre Zero (2007).

Among his recent works are the ballets The Tale of the Buffoon by Prokofiev (2011), Variations on a Rococo Theme to music by Tchaikovsky (2011), Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé (2010), Hungarian Dances to Brahms’s music (2004), The Ring to music by 2H Company (2007), and Desyatnikov’s As an old organ grinder… (2007) and Du cote de chez Swan (2005).

(C) Jack Devant

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