Medvedev Vasily

Medvedev Vasily

Classical Ballet / Choreographer

Graduated from Vaganova Ballet school (now Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet) and the Rimsky Korsakov Conservatory (class N. Dolgushin). After graduation from the Vaganova Ballet school he joined the ballet company of Mussorgsky Small Theatre (now Mikhailovsky Ballet). On 1981 become soloist of the Theatre Vanemuine in Estonia where he start choreographer career. Since 1989 collaborated as a dancer and choreographer with various theatres and companies around the world.

For Theatre Vanemuine in Estonia:

  • «Satanella» (music C. Pugni)
  • «The Prince of Pagodas» (music B. Britten)
  • «Peter and Wolf» (music S. Prokofiev)
  • «Birth of Dance» (music the Space)
  • «Trap» (music W. Wieckman)

For other companies:

  • «Onegin» (National Theatre, Prague) 1999
  • «La Damme aux camelias» (Musorgsky (Mikhailovsky) Theatre St.Petersburg)
  • «Salome» (Musorgsky (Mikhailovsky) Theatre St.Petersburg)
  • « Romeo and Juliet» (Municipal Theatre, Ústí nad Labem)
  • «La Fille mal gardeé» (Municipal Theatre, Ústí nad Labem)
  • «Swan Lake» (National Ballet, Bosnia and Herzegovina) 2006
  • «Nutcracker» (National Theatre, Brno) 2001
  • «Cinderella» (National Ballet, Bosnia and Herzegovina) 2008
  • «Seven Beauties» (National Theatre of Azerbaijan, Baku) 2008


  • Estonian TV «Stranger in the Night» (music F. Sinatra), «Vasily Medvedev Dancing», «The Life» (music P. Viacha)
  • French TV «Summer Bolero» (music M. Ravel)
  • Merited Artist of the Estonia
  • State Prize of the Estonia
  • Prize of Ministry of Culture (Estonia)
  • the Prize of Union of Theatre Artists (Estonia)

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  • Le Corsaire
    by V. Medvedev 2008
  • Esmeralda
    by M. Petipa, J. Perrot 1886
  • Kate and the Siamese Prince
    by V. Medvedev 2011