Osipova Natalia

Osipova Natalia
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Classical Ballet / Principal

Natalia was born in Moscow. Trained in dance and gymnastic since she was 5. She began her formal ballet training at 8 in Mikhail Lavrovsky Ballet School. Graduated from the Moscow Ballet Academy (class of M. Leonova) in 2004 and joined the Bolshoi Ballet. On 2006 she became a soloist, a leading soloist in 2008, a principal dancer in 2010. Since 2012 Principal dancer with the Mikhailovsky Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. Guest artist with the La Scala Ballet company.

  • Laureate of the Prix de Luxembourg International Ballet Competition 2003
  • Laureate of the International Ballet Competition Moscow 2005
  • Awarded Ballet magazines Soul of Dance prize in the Rising Star category 2007
  • Winner of the Critics Circle National Dance Award in the Best Female Dancer category 2008
  • Recipent of the Golden Mask Award (best duet) 2008
  • Winner of the Benois de la Danse prize for his performance in Le Corsaire and The Flames of Paris 2009
  • Laureate of the International Ballet Prize Dance Open 2010
  • Winner of the Critics Circle National Dance Award in the Best Dancer category 2011
  • Grand Prix of International Ballet Prize Dance Open 2011

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  • Bolshoi Ballet
  • American Ballet Theatre
    New York
  • Mikhailovsky Ballet
    St. Petersburg
  • La Scala Ballet


  • Chopiniana (Les Sylphides)
    by M. Fokine 1893
  • Les Presages
    by L. Massine 1933
  • Symphony in C
    by G. Balanchine 1947
  • Don Quixote
    by A. Gorskiy, M. Petipa
  • Jeu de cartes
    by A. Ratmansky 2005
  • The Pharaoh's Daughter
    by M. Petipa 1862
  • La Bayadere
    by M. Petipa 1877
  • Serenade
    by G. Balanchine 1935
  • The Bright Stream
    by A. Ratmansky 2003
  • Middle Duet
    by A. Ratmansky 1998
  • Class Concert (School of Ballet)
    by A. Messerer 1963
  • Giselle
    by M. Petipa, J. Perrot, J. Coralli
  • La Sylphide
    by A. Bournonville 1836
  • Le Corsaire
    by M. Petipa 1863
  • The Flames of Paris
    by A. Ratmansky 2008
  • Russian Seasons
    by A. Ratmansky 2006
  • Paquita
    by M. Petipa 1848
  • Coppelia
    by M. Petipa 1884
  • Esmeralda
    by M. Petipa, J. Perrot 1886
  • Giselle
    by M. Petipa, J. Perrot, J. Coralli
  • La Bayadère
    by Natalia Makarova and Marius Petipa 1980
  • The Bright Stream
    by Alexei Ratmansky 2003
  • Firebird
    By George Balanchine 1949
  • Romeo and Juliet
    by Sir Kenneth MacMillan 1965
  • Le Corsaire
    by Konstantin Sergeyev 1856
  • Lost Illusions
    by Alexei Ratmansky 2011
  • Herman Schmerman
    by W. Forsythe 1992
  • Jewels
    by George Balanchine 1967
  • The Sleeping Beauty
    by Marius Petipa 1890