Diego Calderón Armién
Manager of the Ballet Company
Prize winner of an international competition and diploma winner of a national competition
Graduated from the Novosibirsk State Choreographic College (1995).
Vitaly joined the Novosibirsk ballet company in 1993. He performed the following parts with the company: Siegfried, Rothbart, Spanish dance (Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, choreography by Ivanov, Petipa, revised by Sergeev); Prince Orgeat, Nutcracker (The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky; chor. by Ivanov, Vainonen, Vikharev); Prince Désiré, Bluebird, Prince Fortuné, Prince Charmant (The Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky; chor. by Petipa, revised by Sergeev); Torero, José (Carmen Suite by Bizet/Shchedrin; chor. by Dementiev); Spartacus, Crassus (Spartacus by Khachaturian; chor. by Grigorovich); Albrecht, Additional pas de deux (Adam’s Giselle; chor. by Coralli, Perrot, Petipa); Tommy (Pippi Longstocking to music by Khachaturian); Pas de deux (Bournonville’s Conservatoire, or Caprices of a Ballet Master); Soloist (Sonata to music by Scarlatti, chor. by Simonov); Soloist (Ways of Love with music by Kurt Weil, Francis Poulenc and Joseph Kosma; chor. by Miroshnichenko); Rezanov, Heretic (Juno and Avos to music by Rybnikov); Pierrot, Eusebius (Carnaval by Schumann; chor. by Fokine); Espada, Basilio, Don Quixote (Don Quixote by Minkus; chor. by Petipa, Gorsky); Shahryar, Aladdin, Sinbad (One Thousand and One Nights by Amirov; chor. by Nazirova); Golden Slave, Shahezman (Scheherazade to music by Rimsky-Korsakov; chor. by Fokine); Young man (Chopiniana to music by Chopin; chor. by Fokine); Florindo (Pulcinella by Stravinsky; chor. by Simonov); Young man (Le Baiser de la Fée by Stravinsky; chor. by Sigalova); Soloist (Russian Seasons to music by Desyatnikov; chor. by Sigalova, world premiere); Soloist (Come in! to music by Martynov; chor. by Simonov); Toloragva (Minkus’ La Bayadère; chor. by Petipa, revised by Ponomarev, Chabukiani); One of six soloists (Immortal Beloved to music by Glass; chor. by Liang, world premiere).
Toured with the company to Spain, Portugal, Japan, Egypt, Thailand, China, Italy, South Korea, France. Took part in joint ballet projects in Japan and the UK.