Nadja Saidakova is First Soloist at Staatsballett Berlin. She was born in Izhevsk, Russia. She studied at State Ballet Academy in Perm. She danced with the Moscow Classical Ballet before she in 1991 joined the Deutschen Oper am Rhein as a soloist. In 1995 she joined the Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin (now Staatsballet Berlin) as a principal.
Photos by Jack Devant © with kind permission of the Staatsballett Berlin, special thanks to Vladimir Malakhov and Nadine Jäger.