Elena Evseeva - First soloist
First soloist of Mariinsky Theatre  
Honoured Artist of the Udmurt Republic
International Ballet Competition 1st prize-winner
Elena Yevseyeva was born in Izhevsk.
In 2001 she graduated from the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (class of Marina Vasilieva).

From 2001 to 2008 she was a soloist with the Mikhailovsky Theatre, where she performed in the ballets The Nutcracker (Masha), The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora, Diamond Fairy), La Bayadère (Gamzatti), Don Quixote (Kitri), Le Corsaire (Medora),Raymonda (Raymonda), Giselle (Giselle), Chopiniana (Mazurka, Seventh Waltz), Swan Lake (Odette-Odile), Cipollino (Radish),Spartacus (Aegina).

Joined the Mariinsky Ballet Company in 2008.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
  • La Sylphide (the Sylph);
  • Giselle (Zulma, Classical Duet);
  • La Bayadère (Gamzatti, Shades); 
  • Le Corsaire (Gulnare, Trio of Odalisques);
  • “Paquita” Grand pas (Variation), choreography by Marius Petipa; 
  • Swan Lake (Friends of the Prince);
  • Don Quixote (Kitri, Flower Girls);
  • Chopiniana (Nocturne, Eleventh Waltz, Prelude, First Waltz);
  • Les Noces (Soloist);
  • The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Maria);
  • The Nutcracker (Masha, Classical Trio);
  • The Young Lady and the Hooligan (the Young Lady);
  • Shurale (Syuimbike);
  • Walpurgis Night (Bacchante); 
  • The Legend of Love (Shyrin, Gold Dance);
  • Pas de quatre (Carlotta Grisi, Fanny Cerrito);
  • George Balanchine’s ballets Apollo (Polyhymnia), La Valse, Symphony in C (III. Allegro vivace), Tchaikovsky Pas de Deux and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Butterfly);
  • The Nutcracker (Masha);
  • Cinderella (Cinderella, Khudyshka);
  • William Forsythe’s ballets In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated and Approximate Sonata;
  • Ondine (Two Naiads);
  • Glass Heart (Clock);
  • and many others.

Elena has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet Company to Spain, France, Great Britain and Germany.

More information on the website of the Mariinsky Theatre.