of Mariinsky Ballet
for 15 years,
recipient of Golden Mask Award
and Leonide Massine
Positano Premia la Danza
Ballet Intensives NYC is excited to present the incredible Artist and infinitely inspiring Master Teacher, Daria Pavlenko.
Honorary Artist of Russia, Daria is the recipient of several prestigious awards:
• Ballet magazine’s Spirit of Dance Award in the category Rising Star (2000);
• the Golden Mask, Russia’s most prestigious theatre award: won the Special Jury Prize (2001),
• the Golden Sofit, St Petersburg’s most prestigious theatre prize, for “originality and artistic expressiveness in contemporary choreographic works” (2018);
• Léonide Massine — Positano premia la danza Award (2000).
“Daria Pavlenko is a phenomenon that eludes categorization. She is a mystery in motion,” wrote St. Petersburg ballet columnist Catherine Pawlick
In Palermo Daria will be teaching Classical and Variations.
Daria Pavlenko’s Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre included:
Giselle (Giselle, Monnah, Zulmah), choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa;
La Bayadère (Nikia), choreography by Marius Petipa, revival of the 1900 production;
La Bayadère (Nikia, Gamzatti, Pas de Trois from Kingdom of The Shades), choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Vladimir Ponomarev and Vakhtang Chabukiani;
“Pavlenko dances Nikia like a fragile, gentle, deceived child. The statuesque refinement of her poses is reminiscent of antique miniatures,” wrote Izvestia
The Sleeping Beauty (Princess Aurora, Princess Florine, Lilac Fairy), choreography by Marius Petipa, revival of the 1890 production;
Swan Lake (Odette-Odile, Big swans, Pas de Trois), choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev;
Paquita Grand pas (Variation), choreography by Marius Petipa;
Le Corsaire (Medora, Pas de Trois), production by Pyotr Gusev after the composition and choreography of Marius Petipa;
Raymonda (Raymonda, Clemance, Grand Pas Classique), choreography by Marius Petipa, revised version by Konstantin Sergeyev;
Don Quixote (Street Dancer), choreography by Alexander Gorsky after motifs of the production by Marius Petipa;
Michel Fokine’s ballets The Dying Swan, Schéhérazade (Zobeide), The Firebird (Firebird), Chopiniana (Mazurka, Valse in C Sharp minor, Prelude);
Le Sacre du printemps (the Chosen One), choreography by Millicent Hodson after motifs of the choreography by Vaslav Nijinsky;
Spartacus (Phrygia, Aegina), choreography by Leonid Yakobson;
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (Zarema, Maria), choreography by Rostislav Zakharov;
The Legend of Love (Mekhmeneh-Bahnu), choreography by Yuri Grigorovich;
Leningrad Symphony (The Girl), scenario and choreography by Igor Belsky;
Jewels: Rubies, Emeralds, Diamonds; The Prodigal Son (the Siren), Serenade, La Valse, Apollo (Terpsichore, Calliope), Symphony in C (I. Allegro vivo, Fourth Movement), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania, Hermia);
Études (soloist); choreography by Harald Lander,
Manon (Manon); choreography by Kenneth MacMillan,
Roland Petit’s ballet Le jeune homme et la mort (La Morte);
The Nutcracker (Masha, the Snow Queen, the Arabian), production by Mihail Chemiakin, choreography by Kirill Simonov;
Alexei Ratmansky’s ballets Cinderella (Cinderella, Stepmother), Le Poème de l’extase, Middle Duet, and Anna Karenina (Anna Karenina);
William Forsythe’s ballets In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated and Steptext;
Sacre (key role), choreography by Sasha Waltz;
and Symphony in Three Movements (The Fate of Old Age), choreography by Radu Poklitaru.
Repertoire also included:
The Golden Age (Sophie), choreography by Noah D. Gelber;
Pas de quatre (Lucile Grahn, Marie Taglioni), choreography by Anton Dolin.
First performer of the ballets:
Come in! choreographed by Kirill Simonov,
Reverence, choreographed by David Dawson,
Wie der Alte Leiermann and The Ring, choreography by Alexei Miroshnichenko,
Presentiment of Spring (Fertility), choreography by Yuri Smekalov.