Alexey Popov

Alexey Popov

First Soloist

Alexey Popov was born in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. He graduated from the Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2010 and joined the Mariinsky Ballet the same year. Popov has toured with the Mariinsky Ballet to Italy, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and Great Britain. From the 2016/2017 season, Popov will dance as a First Soloist with the Bayerisches Staatsballett. (Information as of Nov 2017)


  • First prize at the Yuri Grigorovich World Youth Ballet International Competition

Repertoire (selection)

James in La Sylphide (A. Bournonville/E.-M. Rosen) 
Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake (K. Sergeyev) 
Count Albrecht in Giselle (M. Petipa, J. Coralli, J. Perrot)
Prince Désiré in The Sleeping Beauty (M. Petipa/K. Sergeyev)
Talisman-Pas de deux (M. Petipa) 
Lankedem in Le Corsaire (P. Gusev)
Le Spectre de la rose (M. Fokine) 
Vaslav in The Fountain of Bakhchisarai (R. Zakharov)
Jewels and Tschaikowsky-Pas de deux (G. Balanchine) 
The Nutcracker Prince in The Nutcracker (V. Vainonen)
Ivan the Fool in The Little Humpbacked Horse (A. Ratmansky)
Without (B. Millepied)
Intensio (Y. Smekalov)
Bambi and In the Jungle (A. Pimonov), creation 

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett

Pas de six in Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)
Leading Soloist 3rd movement in Symphony in C (G. Balanchine)
Leading Soloist 4th movement in Symphony in C (G. Balanchine)
Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Albrecht  in Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)
Colas in La fille mal gardée (F. Ashton)
Golden Idol in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart)
Jack / Knave of Hearts in Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland (C. Wheeldon)
Caroll / white rabbit in Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland (C. Wheeldon)
Demetrius in A Midsummer Night´s Dream (J. Neuemeier)
Three Sheperds in Spartacus (Y. Grigorovich)
Lenski in Onegin (J. Cranko)
Dancer in Borderlands - Portrait Wayne McGregor (W. McGregor)

Events with Alexey Popov

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Past events with Alexey Popov

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