Ratmansky Alexei

Ratmansky Alexei
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Classical Ballet / Choreographer / Artistic Director

Born in Leningrad. Graduated from the Moscow Academic College of Choreography (class P. Pestov) in 1986 and joined the Ballet Company of the Kiev Shevchenko Theatre of Opera and Ballet. From 1992 to 1995 he worked in Canada with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. In 1995 came back for the Ballet Company of the Kiev Shevchenko Theatre of Opera and Ballet and spend other two years with the company as soloist. Between 1997 and 2004 danced with the Royal Danish Ballet. On January, 2004, he was appointed Bolshoi Theatre Director of Ballet. Since 2009 - American Ballet Theatre’s Artist-in-Residence.
Graduatee of the Choreographers' Faculty of The State Institute of Theatre Arts.

  • Merited Artist of the Ukrainian Republic, 1993
  • Laureate of the Ukrainian Competition of Ballet Dancers, 1988
  • Laureate and winner the Vatslav Nijinsky prize at the S.P. Diaghilev Independent Competition for Ballet Dancers, Moscow, 1992
  • Laureate of the Golden Mask Award (for ballet "Dreams of Japan")
  • Laureate of the for Danish Flag by Queen Margrethe II (for his contribution to the Danish arts), 2002
  • Awarded the Golden Mask National Theatre prize ("Best Choreographer" for his "Bright Stream" production), 2004
  • Awarded the Benois de la danse prize (for his production Anna Karenina), 2005
  • Awarded National Dance Awards Critics' Circle prize (for his production The Bright Stream), 2007
  • Laureate of the Golden Mask Award (in the Best Choreographer nomination for his production Jeu de cartes), 2007
  • Awarded the Shostakovich International Award, established by Yuri Bashmet International Charity Fund, 2007


  • A Fairy's Kiss (music I. Stravinsky) Kiev Theatre of Opera and Ballet, 1994
  • The Charms of Mannerism (music R. Strauss) for Postmodern-Theatre, 1997
  • Capriccio (music I. Stravinsky) Bolshoi Theatre, 1997
  • Dreams of Japan (music L. Eto, N. Yamaguchi & A. Tosha) Bolshoi Theatre and Postmodern-Theatre, 1998
  • Middle Duet (music Y. Hanon) Maryinsky Theatre, 1998
  • A Poem of Ecstasy (music A. Scriabin) Maryinsky Theatre, 1998
  • Turandot's Dream (music P. Hindemith) Royal Danish Ballet, 2000
  • Nutcracker (music P. Tchaikovsky) Royal Danish Ballet, 2001
  • Flight to Budapest (music J. Brahms) International Ballet of Copenhagen, 2001
  • Bolero (music M. Ravel) International Ballet of Copenhagen, 2001
  • Lea (music L. Bernstein) A. Fadeyechev's Theatre of Dance, Moscow, 2001
  • Cinderella (music S. Prokofiev) Maryinsky Theatre, 2002
  • The Firebird (music I. Stravinsky) Royal Swedish Ballet, 2002
  • The Bright Stream (music D. Shostakovich) Bolshoi Theatre, 2003
  • Animal Carnival (music Camille Saint-Saens) Ballet San-Francisco, 2003
  • Anna Karenina (music R. Shchedrin) Royal Danish Ballet, 2004
  • Bolt (music D. Shostakovich) Bolshoi Theatre, 2005
  • Russian Seasons (music L. Desyatnikov) New York City Ballet, 2006
  • Chromatic variations (music G. Bizet) Tbilisi state opera and ballet theatre of Z. Paliashvili, 2007
  • Lunar Pero (music A. Schoenberg) D. Vishneva in Beauty in Motion, 2008
  • "Concerto DSCH" (music D. Shostakovich) New York City Ballet, 2008
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  • Bolshoi Ballet
  • Mariinsky/Kirov Ballet
    St. Petersburg
  • American Ballet Theatre
    New York
  • Royal Danish Ballet
  • Royal Winnipeg Ballet


  • Bolt
    by A. Ratmansky 2005
  • Jeu de cartes
    by A. Ratmansky 2005
  • Le Corsaire
    by M. Petipa 1863
  • Leah
    by A. Ratmansky 2001
  • The Flames of Paris
    by A. Ratmansky 2008
  • The Bright Stream
    by A. Ratmansky 2003
  • Middle Duet
    by A. Ratmansky 1998
  • Cinderella
    by A. Ratmansky 2002
  • The Little Humpbacked Horse
    by A. Ratmansky 2009
  • Russian Seasons
    by A. Ratmansky 2006
  • Waltz Masquerade
    by Alexei Ratmansky 2009
  • On The Dnieper
    by Alexei Ratmansky 2009
  • The Nutcracker
    by Alexei Ratmansky 2010
  • Anna Karenina
    by A. Ratmansky 2010
  • Seven Sonatas
    by Alexei Ratmansky 2009
  • Lost Illusions
    by Alexei Ratmansky 2011