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Vasilii Tkachenko

Born in Saint-Petersburg


Education: graduated in 2008 from Vaganova Ballet Academy Saint Petersburg, class of professor Yurij Umrikhin


Soloist of Mariinsky Theater Saint Petersburg  2008-2022


Main classical and contemporary repertoire in Mariinsky Theater (including world-wide tours):


“La Sylphide” (James)

“Romeo and Juliet” choreography by Lavrovsky (Mercutio).

Michel Fokine's ballets: “Le Spectre de la rose”, “Le Carnaval”.

George Balanchine’s ballets: “Symphony in C” (I. Allegro vivo, III. Allegro vivace),

“Theme and Variations”,


“Prodigal Son”.

“The Nutcracker” choreography by Simonov (Nutcracker Prince).

“The Young Lady and the Hooligan” choreography by Boyarsky (the Hooligan).

Alexei Ratmansky’s ballets: “Cinderella”(Hairdressers, Spring),

“The Little Humpbacked Horse” (Ivan the Fool, the Little Humpbacked Horse),

“Anna Karenina” (Levin),

“Pierot Lunaire”

“Concerto DSCH”.

“The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude”choreography by William Forsythe.

“Infra”choreography by Wayne McGregor.

“Le Corsaire” (Lankedem)

“Giselle” (Classical Duet).

“La Bayadère” (the Golden Idol).

“Swan Lake” (pas de trios).

Vladimir Varnava's ballets: “Clay”,


“The Eclipse”(Div),

“Keep Сalm”,

“Daphnis et Chloé”,

“Le Bœuf sur le toit” (El Diablo).

“Spartucus” choreography by Yakobson (Etruscan, Gall).

Ilya Jivoy ballets: “Adulte”, “Connections”, “Pulchinella”, “I’m not Scared”, “House of Memories”, “Jeu de Cartes”.

Maxim Petrov ballets: “Ballet No. 2", "Russian Overture", "King's Divertissement", "Keep", “Russian deadlocks”

Polina Mitryashina ballet: “Quiet”


Guest Artist at Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

La Bayadère by Natalia Makarova (Bronze Idol), A Midtnight Sun's Dream by Marit Moum Aune / Kaloyan Boyadjiev (Lovers)


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Selection of previous acts