Elvina Ibraimova


First soloist

Elvina Ibraimova was born in Crimea in the city of Kerch in 1995. At the age of ten she moved to Moscow and became a student at the Bolshoi Academy. After receiving her diploma she danced at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow from 2013-2018. Since spring 2018 she is part of the ensemble at Bayerisches Staatsballett.

(Information as of February 2019)


Leading role in Emeralds; Soloist in Rubies in Jewels (J. Balanchine)
The Bright stream (A. Ratmansky)
Street dancer in Don Quijote (M. Petipa, A. Fadeechev)
Gulnare in Le Corsaire (M. Petipa, Y. Burlaki)
A couple in Red in The Forgotten Land (J. Kilián)
Ondine in The Hero of Our Time - 2nd part of Taman (Y. Posokhov)
3rd shades variation in La Bayadère (M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich)
Fairy of Courage and the Fairy of Gold in Sleeping Beauty (M. Petipa, Y. Grigorovich)
Rock in Carmen (A. Alonso)
Leading couple in Variations on the theme of Frank Bridge (H. van Manen)


  • Gold medal at the International Moscow Ballet Competition 
  • Grand Prix of the Mikhailovsky Theatre St. Petersburg
  • Award of the Ulanowa Foundation

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett

Dancer in Sunyata and Kairos - Portrait Wayne McGregor(W. McGregor)
Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream (J. Neumeier)
Dolly in Anna Karenina (C. Spuck)
Clémence in Raymonda (R. Barra, M. Petipa)
Soloist in Jewels (Diamonds) (G. Balanchine)
Alice in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (C. Wheeldon)
Prudence in The Lady of the Camellias (J. Neumeier)
Dancer in Borderlands - Portrait Wayne McGregor (W. McGregor)
Olga in Onegin (J. Cranko)
1st solo couple in Jewels (Rubies) (G. Balanchine)
Elisa double in Cecil Hotel (A. Kaydanovskiy)
Italian cousin of the prince in Swan Lake (Ray Barra)
Pas de six in Swan Lake (Ray Barra)
Pas de six in Giselle (J. Coralli/J. Perrot/M. Petipa)
​​​​​​​Dancer in With a Chance of Rain (L. Scarlett)