Andrei Batalov giving masterclass to Estonian National Ballet. Shot in April 22, 2016.
Andrei Batalov (Rus. Андрей Баталов; also Andrey Batalov) is currently a First Soloist with Mariinsky Ballet. He was Born in Izhevsk, Udmurtia. He graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class of Professor Valentin Onoshko). From 1992-1994 he was a soloist with the St Petersburg State Academic Musorgsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet. Joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 1994. From 2000-2002 he danced with the Royal Danish Ballet and then returned to Mariinsky Theatre.