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Principal dancer with NOVAT Olga Grishenkova awarded the title Honored Artist of Russia

May 07, 2020

NOVAT congratulates leading soloist of the ballet company Olga Grishenkova with receiving the honorary title Honored Artist of the Russian Federation.

According to the RF Presidential Decree 304 dated 6 May 2020 the dancer awarded the title for significant contribution to the development of national art and culture and excellent work for many years.

Olga Grishenkova graduated from the Novosibirsk State Choreographic College in 2007. The same year she joined the Novosibirsk ballet company. The list of parts she performed with the company includes: Medora (Adams Le Corsaire with choreography by Petipa, Gusev, Khomyakova), Giselle (Adams Giselle ou les Wilis; chor. by Perrot, Coralli, Petipa revised by Dolgushin), Phrygia (Khachaturyans Spartacus chor. by Grigorovich and Kovtun), Kitri, (Minkus Don Quixote; chor. by Petipa, Gorsky), Odette-Odile (Tchaikovskys Swan Lake; chor. by Petipa, Ivanov, Gorsky, Messerer revised by Messerer), Soloist (Class concert to music by Glazunov, Lyadov, Rubinstein, Shostakovich and choreography by Asaf Messerer), Soloists (Theme and Variations to Tchaikovskys music, choreography by Balanchine), Soloist (Emeralds to music by Fauré, chor. by Balanchine), Soloist (Diamonds to Tchaikovskys music, chor. by Balanchine) and many other. As a member of the company she toured to China, South Korea, Thailand, Hungary.

Olga Grishenkova is a diploma winner of VI Siberian International Competition of Choreographic Schools (Novosibirsk, 2005), scholarship holder of the Governor of the Novosibirsk oblast (2005-2006), prizewinner of the International CIS award Debuts Community 2019 (Brest, the Republic of Belarus).

From the bottom of our hearts we congratulate the talented performer on receiving this honorary title and wish multitude of new achievements and breakthroughs!