Artistic and
administrative staff
Shabalin Vladimir Evdokimovich
Head of the ballet company 

People’s artist of the Republic of Mari El

In 1988 he graduated from the Leningrad Vaganova Academic choreography college (now − Vaganova Russian Ballet Academy).
He works in the theater since 1987.

Highly professional, creative talented artist quickly took the position of the leading soloist of the ballet. He masterfully danced all classical repertoire. Plays with his participation always have a high performance level, a deep emotional and spiritual richness.

But what is interesting is that during the work in the theater opened another remarkable facet of his talent − teacher-tutor, a skilled mentor of young ballet artists, which he generously transmit their skills, helps professional formation on the big stage.

Since 1999, Vladimir shall be appointed by the head of the ballet troupe of the theatre. Their creative work successfully combines with teaching activities. He is senior teacher of the department «Choreographic Art» of the Palantay Republican College of culture and arts based on the «Lyceum Bauman», where the course is taught by male classical dance in the younger classes.

It is considered, that the profession of artist and teacher different. But Vladimir these two roles happily combine. And the routine system of trainings on his lessons turns into a living work.

Repertoire:
«Carmina Burana» − Drunkard
«Chopiniana» − Young Man
«Don Quixote» − Basil, Sancho Panza
«Giselle» − Wedding pas de deux, Wilfrid
«La Fille Mal Gardee» − Colin, Nicaize, Michaud
«Le Corsaire» – Isaac Lankedem
«Midsummer Night’s Dream» − Weaver-Donkey, Moon (vagrant actors)
«Polyphony» − Disciple
«Romeo and Juliet» − Troubadour (a friend of Juliet), Escalus, Montague, Friar Laurence
«Swan lake» − Neapolitan dance (solo), Jester, Prince’s tutor
«The Forest Legend» − Keremet, a friend of Aksai, Retinue of Keremet (soloists)
«The Nutcracker» − Prince, Devil, Chinese Dance, Nutcracker-Doll (the scene of the battle), Waltz of the flowers (soloists)
«The Sleeping Beauty» − Fairy Carabosse
And other parts.

In the operetta:
«Mister X» − Clown

Titles and awards:
1998 − Laureate of the Ipay State youth prize
1998 − Diploma of participant of the II festival of the art of finno-ugric countries and regions of the Russian federation
2000 − Laureate of the Kyrlya theatrical award
2000 − Personal gratitude of the President of the Republic of Mari El
2001 − Honoured artist of the Republic of Mari El
2009 − People’s artist of the Republic of Mari El


"The Sleeping Beauty". Fairy Carabosse "Le Corsaire". Isaac Lankedem "Don Quixote". Sancho Panza "Carmina Burana". Drunkard