Nina Ananiashvili( Ballet Dancer)
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Biography Nina Ananiashvili
Nina Ananiashvili was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. At age 10 she won the championship in figure skating, before entering the Tbilisi Choreographic School. She continued her training at the Bolshoi Ballet School under the guidance of renowned educator Natalia Zolotova. It was noted by American critics as "undisputed superstar of classical ballet."
. Nina Ananiashvili has four highest awards of the international ballet competitions:
. Gold Medal 10-second Ballet Competition in Varna (Bulgaria), 1980;
. Gold Medal 4-th Moscow Ballet Competition, 1981;
. Gold Medal 5-th Moscow Ballet Competition, 1985;
. Grand Prix of the 3rd International Ballet Competition, Jackson, USA, 1986
In 1981, Nina Ananiashvili was admitted to the Bolshoi Theater. She is now a prima ballerina with the Bolshoi. All these years she worked under the guidance of such legendary ballerinas, . as Raisa Struchkova and Marina Semenova, . working on lots Swanilda in "Coppelia", . Odette-Odile in "Swan Lake", . (which she performed, . being a ballerina of the Bolshoi Theater, . on tour in Hamburg, . aged 17, . performance was accompanied by a 30-minute standing ovation),
. Other parties: Aurora in "Sleeping Beauty", . Giselle, . Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" (staging L. Lavrovsky and Yuri Grigorovich), . Raymond, . Kitri in "Don Quixote, Medora in Le Corsaire; Marie in The Nutcracker (staged by Yuri Grigorovich), . Nikia in La Bayadere, Eleanor "Fair in Bruges" by A. Bournonville; Rita in the "Golden Age"; leading roles in "La Sylphide", . Paquita, . "Pas de Quatre", . "Vision of Roses" and others,
. Main Party in the Bolshoi Theater of Opera-ballet "Mlada, Rimsky-Korsakov was placed on it.
. Great technique, sharpened and refined style, smooth motion and a rare dramatic talent Ananiashvili quickly turned it into the most demanded ballerina of our day.
. A unique place that Nina Ananiashvili took in the ballet world, enabled her to expand her artistic sensibility through the execution of western dance with almost all the greatest troupes in Europe and North America
. Nina Ananiashvili was the first Russian ballerina, who has successfully highlighted by the press and critics, made in the ballet "Raymonda Variations, Apollo, Symphony in C" during her historic engagement with the New York City Ballet. Nina Ananiashvili often performed with the Royal Ballet, . where since 1990 she sang the part of Princess Rose in ballet K. McMillan "Prince of the Pagodas", . Lisa in the ballet "La Fille Mal Gardee", . main roles in "Romeo and Juliet" by K. McMillan, . "Cinderella" by Frederick Ashton, and "Firebird" Fokine, . Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker "P. Wright and others,
. British critics noted, . that it was "quite exciting" Nina Ananiashvili was the first Russian ballerina invitation of the Danish Royal Ballet in Copenhagen to dance the title role in La Sylphide, . Terezin in Naples and pas de deux in "Flower Festival in Genzano" by A. Bournonville ballets and other,
. Nina Ananiashvili danced with the Kirov Ballet, where she spoke at the premiere of the renewal of the legendary performances of "Romeo and Juliet L. Lavrovsky, as well as in" Don Quixote, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty.
. Since 1992, Nina Ananiashvili was a soloist with American Ballet Theater, speaking at the Metropolitan Opera in productions of "Swan Lake", "La Sylphide"
. "Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty," "La Bayadere" (version N. Makarova), "Romeo and Juliet" and "Manon" K. McMillan, "The Merry Widow" by R. Hynde, "Cinderella" by B. Stevenson.
. Nina Ananiashvili, acted as guest soloist with the Swedish Royal Ballet, . Norwegian National Ballet, . National Ballet of Portugal, . National Ballet of Finland, . Bavarian National Ballet, . Grand Ballet of Monte Carlo, . Birmingham National Ballet, . Boston Ballet, . Tokyo Ballet and other,
. Together with his friends, the best dancer of the leading companies in the world she has created a group that toured with great success in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Denmark, USA, Norway, China and France.
Nina Ananiashvili, People's Artist of Russia and Georgia. She became the first ballerina to be honored with the National Prize of Russia "Triumph" for outstanding achievements in the arts choreography, as well as the State Prize of Georgia for outstanding contribution to Georgian culture.