Alexey Popov

artists
  • Former first soloist of Mariinsky Theatre
  • First soloist of Berlin Staatsballett
  • Graduate in Vaganova Academy
  • First prize at the Yuri Grigorovich World Youth Ballet International Competition
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 toured with the Mariinsky Ballet to Italy, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and Great Britain. From the 2016/2017 season, Popov is dancing as First Soloist with the Bayerisches Staatsballett. Alexey won the First Prize at the Yuri Grigorovich World Youth Ballet International Competition.

His Repertoire:

Albrecht in Giselle
Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty
The Nutcracker in The Nutcracker

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett:

Pas de six in Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)
Leading Soloist 3rd movement in Symphony in C (G. Balanchine)
Leading Soloist 4th movement in Symphony in C (G. Balanchine)
Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Albrecht  in Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)
Colas in La fille mal gardée (F. Ashton)
Golden Idol in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart)
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