Anastasia Soboleva

prima ballerina of the Mikhailovsky Theatre
winner of international competitions

Anastasia Soboleva studied at the Kiev State Choreographic School in the class of Zoya Dolgikh and Tatyana Tayakina in 20012003. In 20032010 she studied at the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, where her teachers were Irina Syrova, Natalya Revich and Marina Leonova. After graduating from the Academy in 2010, Anastasia Soboleva was accepted into the Bolshoi Theatre ballet troupe, where she rehearsed with Nina Semizorova, and in the 2012/2013 season with Lyudmila Semenyaka.
In 2013, the ballerina joined the Mikhailovsky Theatre troupe as a soloist and made her debut as Magnolia in the ballet Cipollino. In 2014, Anastasia became the first soloist, and in 2021, prima ballerina of the Mikhailovsky Theatre.
In 2014, together with Viktor Lebedev, the ballerina took part in the Bolshoi Ballet competition. Critics invariably note the impeccable technique and artistry of the ballerina, who goes beyond the narrow lines of the character: Soboleva is a real find. You need to see her!

  • Diamonds of Russia Scholarship (2007)
  • Scholarship from the Galina Ulanova Foundation (2008)
  • 1st prize at the XI International Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers in Moscow (junior group, Solo category, 2009)
  • 1st prize in the competition for students of leading choreographic schools in Russia - Grand Prix of the Mikhailovsky Theatre (Solo category, 2009)
  • 3rd prize at the XII International Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers in Moscow (senior group, Duet category, 2013)
  • Soul of Dance Award in the Star category (2022)

Upcoming performances



September 18:00 Sat
  • ballet for children in two acts
  • music by Karen Khachaturian
  • horeography by Genrikh Mayorov


October 19:00 Fri
  • ballet in two acts
  • music by Aram Khachaturian
  • choreography by George Kovtun


October 19:00 Thu
  • ballet in two acts
  • music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
  • choreography by Nacho Duato
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