Ballet
Anna Zharova
Anna Odintsova
Natalia Ershova
Anna Germizeeva
Olga Grishenkova
Maxim Grishenkov
Mikhail Lifentsev
Roman Polkovnikov
Ksenia Zakharova
Maria Kuzmina
Anastasia Lifentseva
Natalia Lifentseva
Ekaterina Likhova
Midori Terada
Anastasia Turchina
Evgeny Graschenko
Konstantin Alexentsev
Evgeny Basalyuk
Koya Okawa
Artyom Pugachyov
Nikita Ksenofontov
Mikhail Nedelsky
Nikolay Maltsev
Ilia Golovchenko
Sofia Chengayeva
Mariya Korotkova
Yelizaveta Boruleva
Maria Antonova
Anastasia Ovchinnikova
Alicja Kaczor
Anastasiia Shepetukha
Emily Abrom
Isabella Gemmell-Morgan
Tanya Palichova
Veronika Sitalo
Ekaterina Zabrovskaia
Valentiba Dergacheva
Elizaveta Anoshina
Olesya Sanguliya
Tatyana Nosova
Alexandra Golovinskaya
Anna Arkhipenko
Margarita Solodova
Elizaveta Barannikova
Anna Osipova
Anna Marusina
Anastasia Voronova
Maya Grigorieva
Julia Kutnyakova
Natalia Shokot
Sofia Tsiplukhina
Ellina Zagurskaya
Anna Zimina
Julia Rudakova
Olga Poteshkina
Ekaterina Plesovskikh
Zemfira Nazemtseva
Maria Mashkina
Ksenia Belousova
Ekaterina Malko
Angelina Laperdina
Diana Kozhurenko
Elena Zaretskaya
Nina Evseeva
Alyona Dyakina
Irina Drobysheva
Sofia Dernova
Glafira Soboleva
Tamara Tiunova
Julia Druzhinina
Natalia Golovchenko
Marina Gaskova
Anastasia Vedernikova
Anna Bikovskaya
Gleb Belevskiy
Aleksey Pomytkin
Hosoya Kaito
Kirill Danilov
Nikita Belov
Bogdan Astafiev
Vladislav Martyanov
Nikita Koltunov
Artem Demchenko
Kirill Bogdanov
Kohey Fukuda
Elisey Inshakov
Danil Pikarenko
Ilnur Ziyangirov
Ilya Solomonov
Vasily Sobolev
Ruslan Sagdakov
Kirill Novitsky
Artyom Klimov
Maxim Zimin
Evgeny Dubrovsky
Dmitry Zheleznyak
Milan Voronyuk
Oleg Banin
Maxim Babkin
Vladimir Grigoriev
Tatiana Kladnichkina
Larisa Vasilevskaya
Nina Furalyova
Galina Sedova
Victoria Ryazhenova
Vitaly Keba
Zhanna Sharifullina
Victoria Solomina
Italia Novikova
Galina Vegner

Director of the Ballet

Denis Matvienko

Honored Artist of Ukraine

Denis was born in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine), studied at Kyiv Choreographic College. On the final year he made his stage debut at the National Opera House of Ukraine as Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty ballet.

In 1997 - 2001 he was a soloist with Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine (Kyiv). In 2001-2002 he was a leading soloist with the Mariinsky Ballet. He also was the first performer of the Prince part in Alexey Ratmanskys Cinderella (2002). In 2003-2007 he was a principal dancer with the National Opera of Ukraine. In 2007-2009 he was a principal dancer with the Mikhailovsky theatre.

As guest soloist he danced at the following theatres: the New National Theatre in Tokyo, the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Paris Opera, American Ballet Theatre. Since 2009 he has been a principal dancer with the Mariinsky Ballet. In 2011 2013 he was Artistic Director of the ballet company of the National Opera of Ukraine.

He won quite a few prestigious international awards and became the first performer in ballet history, who awarded four grand prix at international competitions.

Since June 2016 he has been holding the position of Artistic Director of NOVAT Ballet Company.

  • Spartacus. Spartacus by Khachaturyan (Kovtuns choreography)
  • Crassus. Spartacus by Khachaturyan (Grigorovichs choreography))
  • Prince Désiré. The Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky (Duatos choreography)
  • Siegfried. Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky (choreography by Petipa, Ivanov, revised by Sergeev)
  • Basilio. Espada. Don Quixote by Minkus (choreography by Petipa, Gorsky)
  • Count. Giselle ou les Wilis by Adam (choreography by Perrot, Coralli, Petipa revised by Dolgushin)
  • Ali. Le Corsaire by Adam (choreography by Perrot, Petipa, Gusev revised by Ruzimatov)
  • Nutcracker-Prince. The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky (choreography by Vainonen)
  • Peer Gynt. Peer Gynt to music by Grieg (choreography by Clug)
  • Soloist. Ssss (choreography by Clug)
  • Romeo. Radio and Juliet (choreography by Clug)
Denis Matvienko is a winner of many international ballet competitions including
  • V International Ballet Competition in Luxembourg (1997, Grand Prix)
  • III Rudolf Nureyev International Ballet Competition in Budapest (1998, Grand Prix)
  • III International Competition of Modern and Classical Dance in Nagoya (1999, Gold Medal and Vaclav Nijinsky Prize)
  • X International Ballet Competition in Moscow (2005, Grand Prix)
  • The Soul of Dance award in the category Star (2008)
  • Awarded with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstans lapel badge
  • International ballet prize DANCE OPEN in the category Best Duet (2011)
  • The Soul of Dance award in the category Master of Dance (2019)
Denis Matvienko: There is no limit for excellence
The art director of NOVATs ballet company Denis Matvienko spoke about the Peer Gynt premiere.
April 15, 2017