Sarafanov Leonid

Sarafanov Leonid

Classical Ballet / Principal

Leonid was born in Kiev. He graduated from the Kiev State School of Choreography in 2000 and joined the National Ballet of Ukraine as a soloist. In 2002 he joined the Mariinsky/Kirov Ballet Company where he is currently a principal dancer.

  • Laureate of the Rudolf Nureyev International Ballet Competition Budapest 2000
  • Laureate of the International Ballet Competition Paris 2000
  • Laureate of the International Ballet Competition Moscow 2001
  • Laureate of the International Ballet Competition Seoul 2004
  • Awarded the International Benois de la Danse prize 2006
  • Awarded Ballet magazine's Spirit of Dance prize in the Star category 2006


    Nutcracker (Prince) 2007
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  • Mariinsky/Kirov Ballet
    St. Petersburg
  • Mikhailovsky Ballet
    St. Petersburg
  • La Scala Ballet


  • La Sylphide
    by A. Bournonville 1836
  • Giselle
    by M. Petipa, J. Perrot, J. Coralli
  • La Bayadere
    by M. Petipa 1877
  • The Sleeping Beauty
    by M. Petipa 1890
  • Swan Lake
    by L. Ivanov, M. Petipa 1895
  • Don Quixote
    by A. Gorskiy, M. Petipa
  • Romeo and Juliet
    by L. Lavrovsky 1940
  • Symphony in C
    by G. Balanchine 1947
  • The Four Temperaments
    by G. Balanchine 1946
  • Jewels
    by G. Balanchine 1967
  • The Nutcracker
    by K. Simonov 2001
  • Etudes
    by H. Lander 1948
  • Forsythe at the Mariinsky
    by W. Forsythe
  • Ondine (Naiad and the Fisherman)
    by J. Perrot 1843