Igor Tsvirko

  • Leading soloist of the Bolshoy Ballet Company
Born in Odintsovo (Moscow Region). In 2007, on completing his studies at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy where he studied with Alexander Bondarenko, he joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. He rehearses with Alexander Vetrov.


Among Igor’s numerous roles, there stand out the following:

Part in Class Concert (to music by A.Glazunov, A. Lyadov, A. Rubinstein, D. Shostakovich, choreography by A. Messerer)
Dancing Master (S. Prokofiev’s Cinderella, Y. Possokhov and Y. Borisov production)
Signor Tomato (K. Khachaturyan’s Cipollino, choreography by G. Mayorov)
Final Waltz and Apotheosis (Nutcracker by P. Tchaikovsky, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Pas de six (was among the creators of this ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre),
Gurn (H. Levenskiold’s La Sylphide; choreography by A. Bournonville, J. Kobborg’s version)
Quasimodo (C. Pugni’s La Esmeralda, choreography by M. Petipa, production and new choreographic version by Y. Burlaka, V. Medvedev)
Florent, friend to Phoebus (C. Pugni’s Esmeralda, choreography by M. Petipa, staging and new choreographic version by Y. Burlaka and V. Medvedev)
Russian Doll (Nutcracker) Shepherds (A. Khachaturian’s Spartacus, choreography by Y. Grigorovich)
Basilio (Don Quixote by L.Minkus, choreography by M. Petipa, A. Gorsky, A. Fadeyechev’s version)
The Evil genius (Swan Lake) Count Albrecht (Giselle, Y. Grigorovich's version)
Principal Dancer (Etudes to music by Carl Czerny, choreography by H. Lander) and many others.

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