Ivan Vasiliev

Born in Vladivostok, he studied at the Dnepropetrovsk Ballet School in Ukraine and later at the Belarus State Ballet School in Minsk, graduating in 2006. While still a student, Vasiliev danced Basilio in Don Quixote and Ali in Le Corsaire with the Belarus National Ballet. In 2006, he was invited to join the Bolshoi Ballet as a Soloist, making his debut with the Company, at the age of 17, as Basilio in Don Quixote. He was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2010, and left the company in 2011.
In 20122013, Ivan Vasiliev was a Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT). In 2014, he took part in the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi (Natasha Rostovas First Ball scene). In 2015, Ivan Vasiliev made his debut as a choreographer: at the Barvikha Luxury Village he premiered his Ballet  1. For the Mikhailovsky Theatre, he created several one-act ballets  Morphine, Blind Affair, Bolero, Love is All Around, as well as full-length A Christmas Carol.
In 20112022, he was a principal dancer with the Mikhailovsky Theatre, since 2022, he is a guest principal dancer.

Upcoming performances



July 18:00 Sat
  • ballet in three acts and a prologue
  • music byLudwigMinkus
  • choreography byMariusPetipa and AlexanderGorsky
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