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CONFIRMED ARTIST FOR STARS GALA, JULY 22, 2018: ALEXEY POPOV

First soloist of the Bayerisches Staatsballett, ex-soloist of the Mariinsky Theater, Alexey Popov will be part of the cast of Stars Gala 2018, an exclusive show organized by Russian Masters Ballet.

Alexey Popov was born in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. He graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2010 and joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year. Popov has traveled with the Mariinsky Ballet to Italy, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States and Great Britain. Since the 2016/2017 season, Popov dances as the first soloist with the Bayerisches Staatsballett. Alexey won the First Prize in the International Youth Ballet Contest of Yuri Grigorovich. More information at www.russianmastersballet.com