Ivan Zayzev (Dancer)|
In 1997, he entered the Krasnodar Ballet School and while studying
he underwent a traineeship at the Yury Grigorovich Ballet
Theatre, where he performed the roles in the ballets
Spartacus, Romeo and Juliet, Raymonda, The Golden
Age, The Nutcracker, Cipollino. In 2002,
he graduated from the Krasnodar Ballet School and entered the
St Petersburg State University for Culture and Arts (the department
of choreography headed by Professor Boris Bregvadze).
On graduating from the University in 2007, he joined the
St Petersburg Leonid Jacobson Ballet Theatre, where he performed the
roles of Romeo (Romeo and Juliet, prod. by Yury
Petukhov), Jose (Passion for Carmen, prod. by Yury Petukhov),
Siegfried (Swan Lake, prod. by Yury Petukhov), Prince (The
Nutcracker, prod. by Yury Petukhov), Albert (Giselle, prod.
by Yury Petukhov), Rodin (Kiss, prod. by Leonid Jacobson).
After participation in the XI Moscow International Ballet Competition
in 2009, he was invited to join the Boris Eifman Ballet Theatre,
where he performed the roles of Basil (Don Quixote), Onegin
(Onegin. Online), Vronsky (Anna Karenina), Ekaterina’s
Descendant (Russian Hamlet), Prince, Young Man, Joker
(Tchaikovsky). In 2010, he received a diploma
of the Arabesque International Ballet Competition. In September 2011,
he joined the Mikhailovsky Ballet Company.
at the Mikhailovsky Theatre includes:
— The suitor of the
Fairy of Candor (The Sleeping Beauty, prod. by Nacho
— James (La Sylphide)
— Multiplicity. Forms of Silence and
Emptiness, chor. by Nacho Duato