Ilia Sarkisov

Guest Artist

Ilia Sarkisov was born in Moscow and trained in Israel. At the age of 16 he came to Munich to study at the Ballet Academy/Heinz-Bosl-Stiftung. He joined the Bavarian State Ballet in season 2004/2005 as a Trainee. He received the Bavarian State Award for promising talents in the Performing Arts in autumn 2004 and joined the Corps de ballet of the Bavarian State Ballet in the season 2005/2006, was promoted to Soloist rank at the beginning of the season 2011/2012 and to First Soloist rank with the beginning of the season 2014/2015. With the end of season 2015/16 Ilia Sarkisov left the ensemble.

For The little Prince he returned as a guest artist in the season 2016/2017.  

Debuts with the Bayerisches Staatsballett
Tom thumb in Sleeping Beauty (M. Petipa/I. Liška)
The Golden Idol in La Bayadère (M. Petipa/P. Bart)
Cambio d'abito (S. Sandroni), creation
Zugvögel (J. Kylián), creation
Sancho Pansa in Don Quijote (R. Barra after M. Petipa/A. Gorski, tradition)
Fritz in The Nutcracker (J. Neumeier)
Russian HipHopper in The Girl and the Knifethrower (S. Sandroni), creation
2nd Pas de trois in Goldberg-Variations (J. Robbins)
Gods and Dogs (J. Kylián)
Gremio in The Taming of the Shrew (J. Cranko)
Alain in La Fille mal gardée (F. Ashton)
Joker in Choreartium (L. Massine)
Epimetheus in Heroes (T. Kohler), creation
Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream (J. Neumeier)
Unitxt (R. Siegal), creation
Count N. in The Lady of the Camellias (J. Neumeier)
Adam is (A. Barton), creation
For the Children of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. A piece by Pina Bausch (P. Bausch)