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© Wiener Staatsoper GmbH / Michael Pöhn

© Wiener Staatsoper GmbH / Michael Pöhn

Denys Cherevychko
Ballet National de Vienne - AutricHE

Denys Cherevychko was born in Donetsk (Ukraine). He was educated at the Ballet Academy of Vadim Pisarev in his home town as well as at the Heinz-Bosl-Foundation/Ballet Academy in Munich. In 2006 he joined the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper und Volksoper, in 2008 he was appointed Demi-soloist, in 2009 Soloist and in 2012 First Soloist of the Wiener Staatsballett.


He has appeared as guest dancer in many European Countries and overseas.

Awards and honours: 2nd Prize: Competition of Young Dancers in Kiev (2004), 1st Prize: Serge Lifar Competition in Kiev (2004), 1st Prize: Tanzolymp in Berlin (2005), Silver medal (juniors): USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson (2006), 1st Prize: ÖTR contest in Vienna (2007), Promotion prize of the Wiener Staatsballett (2007), Gold medal and first prize: 25. International Ballet Competition in Varna (2012). Nomination for the Prix Benois de la Danse for his performance in “The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude” (2011).

Osiel Gouneo
Ballet National de BAVIERE - ALLEMAGNE

Né à Matanzas en 1990, le cubain Osiel Gouneo est malgré son jeune âge déjà  célèbre pour sa capacité de saut et sa technique exceptionnelle. Après trois ans au Ballet national de Norvège, il danse depuis la saison 2016-2017 en tant que danseur principal au Ballet National de Bavière. Il a été formé à l'école du Ballet national de Cuba à La Havane, ou il a été nomé danseur principal après 3 années dans la compagnie. Il a dansé en tant qu'invité au London Coliseum, au Théâtre du Bolchoï à Moscou et au Lincoln Center à New York.


Lali Kandelaki
Ballet et Opera National  Z.Paliashvili - Tbilisi- Gerorgie

Born in Tbilisi, Georgia. Graduated from Vakhtang Chabukiani  Ballet Art State School  under tutorship of Vakhtang Chabukiani, Nina Didebulidze and Margarita Grishkevich.

Kandelaki’s debut at Tbilisi Z.Paliashvili Opera and Ballet Professional State Theatre stage was held in Sergei Prokofiev’s Cinderella (staging by George Aleksidze). Soon her repertory expanded to new roles including Odette-Odile (Swan Lake); Gamzatti (La Bayadere); Javara (Gorda); Kitri (Don Quixote).
 She was leading dancer of all George Aleksidze’s ballets. Aleksidze’s Symphonic Dances significantly contributed to her remarkable success at 1997 Edinburgh International Festival.

Lali Kandelaki is a laureate of XIX Varna International Ballet Competition, where she achieved gold and first prize in 2000.

In 1997 Kandelaki became principal dancer of Mersin Opera and Ballet Theatre in Turkey; She played parts in N. Maghalashvili’s following stagings: Carmen (Carmen Suite), Bess (Porgy and Bess), Giselle (Giselle), Medora (Le Corasaire), Scheherazade, Nurida (One thousand and one nights), Juliette (Romeo and Juliette).

From January 2003 she became leading soloist of Budapest “Art Ballet” (Gerard Michelle Bobotie Company).

From September 2003 she is prima ballerina at Tbilisi Z.Paliashvili Opera and Ballet Professional State Theatre.

Mikhail Lobukhin

Born in Saint Petersburg (then Leningrad). In 2002, he graduated from the the Vaganova Ballet Academy (Saint Petersburg). Received a Diploma Certificate Bachelor of Arts with honors (teacher Boris Bregvadze), that same year he was admitted to the ballet of the Marinsky Theatre.

In January 2010, joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company (teachers Mikhail Lavrovsky and Valery Lagunov).

He became a regular participant of the Russian Seasons of the XXI Century project, hosted by charity foundation in the name of Marisa Liepa, SAV entertainment company and The Kremlin Ballet. New seasons are designed to restore new life to the once-famous staging of the legendary Sergei Diaghilev repertoire — Russian Seasons of the XX century. Lobukhin became the first performer of the role of Vicomte de Beaugency/Rinaldo in N. Tcherepnin Le Pavillon d’Armide (director A. Liepa, choreography by Y. Smoriginas), which premiered in 2009 at the State Kremlin Palace. In March 2011 he preformed as a Soloist at the premiere held in Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, of Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor opera by A. Borodin. As part of this project he toured several cities — in 2010, he performed in Paris (Théâtre des Champs-Élysées) and in Russian cities such as Yaroslavl, Nizhny Novgorod and Tula.

Ballet National de BAVIERE - ALLEMAGNE

Maria Shirinkina was born in Perm/Russia and graduated from the Perm State School of Dance in 2006 where she was trained amongst others by Ninel Silvanovich. She joined the Mariinsky Ballet Company right after her diploma. In the 2016/2017 season, she joined the company of the Bayerisches Staatsballett as a Principal together with her husband Vladimir Shklyarov.

Anastasia Stashkevich

In 2003 she graduated from the Moscow State Choreographic Academy (class of Tatyana Galtseva) and joined the Ballet Company of the Bolshoi Theater.
Now her teacher-repetiteur is Svetlana Adyrkhaeva.

She took part in the Choreographers of the Bolshoi project Workshop of New Choreography (2004), dancing Diana in R. Drigo’s Rosary pas de quatre from the ballet The Awakening of Flora (choreography M. Petipa, reconstruction Y. Burlaka) and the Carpets pas de quatre from C. Pugni’s ballet The Humpbacked Horse(choreography A. Gorsky, reconstruction Y. Burlaka). 

She participated in the Workshop of New Choreography project, dancing the part of Stork in the ballet Tamashito music by group KODO, staged by M. Iwata (“Choreographers of the Bolshoi”, 2005), she also appeared in the piece Deja Vu to music by W. Mertens, choreography by N. Dmitrievsky. 

In 2011 she participated in the joint project of the Bolshoi theater and the Californian Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Remansos to music by E. Granados, N.Duato production; Pas de trois to music by M. Glinka, choreography by G. Balanchine; Cinque to music by A. Vivaldi, staged by M. Bigonzetti) 

© Wiener Staatsoper GmbH / Michael Pöhn

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Maria Yakovleva
Ballet National de VIENNE - AUTRICHE

Maria Yakovleva was born in Saint Petersburg (Russia). She graduated from Vaganova Academy in 2004. In 2004/2005 she was a member of the Mariinsky Theatre where she was entrusted with solo roles of the classical repertory. In 2005 she was engaged as Soloist by the Ballett der Wiener Staatsoper und Volksoper – in 2010 she was appointed First Soloist of the Wiener Staatsballett.

She has appeared as guest dancer in many European Countries an overseas. 

Awards and honours: Nomination for the Prix Benois de la Danse for her performance in George Balanchines “Rubies” in 2011.

Cannes Jeune Ballet

Du Pole National supérieur danse Provence Cote d'Azur
Direction artistique et pédagogique: Paola Cantalupo

Le Pôle National Supérieur Danse Provence Côte d’Azur regroupe les formations professionnalisantes de l’Ecole Supérieure de Danse de Cannes-Mougins Rosella Hightower et le cycle supérieur de l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Danse de Marseille sous la direction artistique et pédagogique de Paola Cantalupo. Ce Pôle supérieur s’inscrit dans le réseau des grandes écoles de danse au niveau national et international.
Le Pôle supérieur propose à des élèves de plus de 15 nationalités, un enseignement pluridisciplinaire basé principalement sur les techniques classiques et contemporaines et un éventail de formation unique (du danseur interprète au professeur de danse, en passant par la formation continue liée aux différents métiers de la danse).
Le Cannes Jeune Ballet est un des outils pédagogique du Pôle supérieur, qui permet aux étudiants de développer en conditions réelles leur expérience scénique. Ce ballet junior créé par Rosella Hightower au début des années 80, regroupe les élèves de la dernière année de formation du cycle supérieur pré-professionnel. Au cours de cette année où ils préparent leur Diplôme National Supérieur Professionnel (DNSP) de danseur, les étudiants se confrontent aux réalités du métier d’artiste chorégraphique en développant leur engagement personnel dans cette voie.