Ksenia Ryzhkova

Ksenia Ryzhkova (Foto: Sascha Kletzsch)

Principal Dancer

Ksenia Ryzhkova was born in Moscow in 1994 and started dancing at the age of six. In 2004 she became a student of the Bolshoi Academy in Moscow, where she worked with Marina Leonova amongst others. After her diploma she was engaged at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre in Moscow. In 2016/2017 Ksenia Ryzhkova joined the Bayerisches Staatsballett as a Principal.

Awards (Selection)

  • Grand Prix of the Mikhailovsky Theatre
  • Award of the Ulanowa Foundation
  • Prize winner at the Grigorovich Competition "Youth Ballet"

Repertoire (selection)

Nikiya in La Bayadère (N. Makarova)
Giselle in Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)
Odette/Odile in Swan Lake (V. Burmeister)
Masha in The Nutcracker (V. Vainonen)
Manon in Manon (K. MacMillan)
Rhapsody (F. Asthon)
Solo in In the Night (J. Robbins)
Solo in The Concert by (J. Robbins)
Leading role in Anna Karenina (C. Spuck)

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett

Title role in Giselle (P. Wright/M. Petipa)
2. Pas de deux in In the Night (J. Robbins)
Lead Soloist 2nd movement in Symphony in C (G. Balanchine)
Nikiya in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart)
Title role in Romeo and Juliet (J. Cranko)
Aegina in Spartacus (Y. Grigorovich)
Grand Pas Hongrois from Raymonda (M. Petipa/R. Barra)

Events with Ksenia Ryzhkova

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Past events with Ksenia Ryzhkova

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