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Ruslan Skvortsov

Honored Artist of Russia

Laureate of an international competition

In 1998 he graduated from the Moscow State Academy of Choreography and joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. His repertoire includes: Count Albrecht (Giselle), James (La Sylphide), Prince Siegfried (Swan Lake), Solor (La Bayadre), Prince Dsir, (The Sleeping Beauty), Jean de Brienne (Raymonda), Conrad (Le Corsaire), Franz (Coppelia), Phoebus (Esmeralda), Lord Wilson/Ta-Hor (The Pharaoh's Daughter), Toreador (Don Quixote), Ferkhad (A Legend of Love), Prince-Nutcracker (The Nutcracker), Romeo (Romeo and Juliet), Boris (The Golden Age), Ballet Dancer (The Bright Stream), Antoine Mistral (Flames of Paris), Onegin (Onegin), Chevalier de Grieux, (The Lady of the Camellias), Demetrius (A Midsummer nights dream), Claude Frollo (Notre dame de Paris), Pechorin (A Hero of Our Time), Miller (The Three-Cornered Hat), leading parts in Symphony in C, Agon, Jewels, Chopiniana and other.

He performed with ballet companies of the Tatar State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre (Prince Siegfried, 2008), the Mariinsky theatre (Prince Siegfried, 2015) Teatro di San Carlo in Naples (Count Albrecht, 2015), the Samara State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre (Count Albrecht, 2016), the Toronto International Ballet Theatre (Prince-Nutcracker, 2016)

  • III prize at the International Ballet Competition in Moscow (2000)
  • Soul of Dance prize of the Ballet magazine (Star category, 2011)
  • Honored Artist of Russia (2014)