People’s artist of the Republic of Mari El
She was born on July 12, 1955 in Karaganda.
In 1973 she graduated from the Saratov school of choreography.
Since 1973, she is the leading ballerina of the Mari state musical theatre. Her brilliant talent, artistry and excellent technique opened and conquered the hearts of the audience in such classical ballets as «Giselle» by A. Adam in the party Mirtha, «The Forest Legend» by A. Luppov in the party Shaivi, «Castle of Sheremet» by A. Luppov in the party Nidush, «The Nutcracker» by P.I. Tchaikovsky in the Spanish dance, «Walpurgis night» in «Faust» C. Gounod, «Paquita», «Polovtsian dances» (Chaga) and others.
Since 1993 is ballet master of the Mari Opera and Ballet Theater.
She teaches the class of choreography in the Presidential boarding school for gifted children in the Republican college of culture and arts. She is associate professor of the department of culture and arts of Mari state university, was the art director and the main ballet master of the State ensemble of dance «Mari El».
Titles and awards:
1985 − Honoured artist of the Republic of Mari El
1996 − People’s artist of the Republic of Mari El
2005 − Honorary diploma of the Ministry of culture and mass communications
2006 − Honorary diploma of the State assembly of the Republic of Mari El
«Chopiniana» to the music of F. Chopin
«Don Quixote» by L. Minkus (1997)
«Giselle» by A. Adam (1996)
«La Sylphide» by H. Levenskiold (1999)
«Paquita» by L. Minkus (divertissement, 2002)
«Swan Lake» by P.I. Tchaikovsky (1995)
«The Forest Legend» by A. Luppov (1993)
In the musical fairy tale «Frost & Co» by V. Baskin (premiere: 3.01.2008)
«Evening of the ballet», consisting of «Chopiniana» to the music of F.Chopin and «Masquerade» to the music of the waltz-fantasy by M. Glinka, was prepared by her.