Maria Alexandrova

Principal dancer. Born in Moscow. In 1997, upon graduation from the Moscow Ballet School (Sophia Golovkina's class) she joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company.
Her repertory includes: Odetta-Odile (Swan Lake), Gamzatti and Variations in the Shades scene (La Bayadere), Raymonda and Clemence (Raymonda), Sylphide (La Sylphide),
Kitri, The Empress (The Russian Hamlet by B. Eifman), Aspicia and Congo (La Fille du Pharaon by P. Lacotte), Mazurka and Waltz No. 11 (Chopiniana); solo parts in Symphony in C, Tchaikovsky pas de deux, Dreams of Japan; Mekhmene Banu (A Legend of Love), Aegina (Spartacus); Esmeralda (Notre-Dame de Paris), Leah (Leah), Carmen (Carmen Suite). Appeared in the 1997 and 1998 New Year premieres at the Bolshoi theatre in 4 Kisses and Les Lacs d'amour by Mannes. She created roles: Ramze (La Fille du Pharaon by P. Lacotte, 2000), The Classical Ballerina (The Bright Stream by A. Ratmansky, 2003), Juliet (Romeo and Juliet by D. Donnellan and R. Poklitaru, 2003), Hermia (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Miller’s Wife (Le Tricorne by L. Massine, in Bolshoi, 2005), solo part in Jeu de Cartes by Ratmansky, 2005.