Konovalova Liudmila

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Classical Ballet / Principal

Born in Moscow (Russia). After completing her studies at the Moscow State Ballet Academy, she was hired in 2002 to the Russian State Ballet. From 2004 to first soloist of the ensemble, leading roles were in \"Giselle,\" \"Don Quixote\", \"Swan Lake\" and \"The Nutcracker\" to her repertoire. In 2007 she was engaged at the Berlin State Ballet, where she became a soloist. In Berlin, she danced in Vladimir Malakhovs \"Sleeping Beauty\" and \"Cinderella\", Patrice Bart\'s \"Giselle,\" \"Swan Lake\" and \"The Flaming Heart,\" Frederick Ashton\'s \"Sylvia\" and in \"Glories of the Romantic Ballet\". 2010 she was appointed principal dancer at the Vienna State Ballet. Her repertoire includes Olga in John Cranko\'s \"Onegin,\" leading roles in George Balanchine\'s \"Theme and Variations,\" Twyla Tharp\'s \"Variations on a Theme by Haydn,\" William Forsythe\'s \"The Vertiginous Thrill of exactitude\" and Jiri Bubenícek \"Le Souffle de l \' esprit \".
Guest appearances she did in Russia and Japan.
Awards: 3 Prize in \"Young Russian Ballet\" in Krasnodar (2004), special prize at Serge Lifar Ballet Competition in Kiev (2006), 2nd Prize at the International Ballet Competition in Seoul KIBC, 1 Prizes at ÖTR contest in Vienna and at the Ballet Competition \"Premio Roma\" (2007).

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