Graduated from the Moscow State Choreography School, class of G. Kuznetsova
The Russian Academy of Theater Arts (1998)
Qualification – ballet teacher and choreographer.
Merited Artist of the Russian Federation (1997).
Member of the Theater Professionals Union (since 1990).
Award winner of the 3rd International Ballet Competition (Moscow, 1997) – Special Award presented by the Vaganova Ballet School (current Academy of Russian Ballet, Saint Petersburg)
Professional background and accomplishments
The Bolshoi Theater (1978-2001) – lead performer of the ballet company