Elena Alkanova

  • Actual teacher of Vaganova Academy
  • Soloist of Mikhailovsky and Mariinsky theatres
  • Disciple of Natalia Dudinskaya

Last and very great addition to the constellation of stars which is Russian Masters 2015. Formed by the great ballet legend: Natalia Dudinskaya. Elena Alkanova was a soloist at the Mariinsky and Mikhailovsky Theatre, the two best ballet companies in the world. Actually she´s focused already for more than 10 years in her work teaching at Vaganova Academy.

Born January 29, 1954 in Leningrad. In 1972 she graduated from the Leningrad Academic Choreography School. She studied at Vaganova in Natalia Dudinskaya class and was accepted into the company of the Mariinsky Theatre, where he performed roles in the ballets “Sleeping Beauty”, “Swan Lake”, “Le Corsaire” and others. From 1975 to 1993. – Soloist in Mikhailovsky. Today is perhaps one of the best professor of classical dance junior’s worth the Vaganova Academy.

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