Nikolai Semenov

Coming from Russia

He is an eminent Ballet teacher of Vaganova Academy in St. Petersburg and Ballet master at Yacobson Ballet Theatre, teaching on Vaganova method

He had been teaching on Dancs-Piran for the first time in 2018

In Dancs-Piran 2019 he will teach in Advance & Professional course of classical ballet:

  • 3x Classical ballet training in First week of the seminar in Advance & professional course of Classical ballet – GROUP and SOLO
  • 3x Classical ballet training in Second week of the seminar in Advance & professional course of Classical ballet – GROUP and SOLO
  • Classical ballet technique for male dancers in Advance professional course of Classical ballet – GROUP in both weeks of the seminar
  • Classical ballet repertoire: male variations & pas de deux  in Advance & professional course of Classical ballet – SOLO in both weeks of the seminar

Biography:

Nikolay Semenov was born in Sverdlovsk, Russia. He graduated at Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in 2001 in class by Vitaly Cvetkov. Semenov joined Yacobson ballet theater at the same year. He had been working with famous teachers as Vitaly Cvetkov, Oleg Sokolov, Elena Sherstneva, Urii Petuhov, Vladimir Adgamov. In 2007 Nikolay Semenov decided to continue an aducation as a ballet teacher.

Education:

  • Vaganova Ballet Academy, graduated as dancer in 2001
  • Vaganova Ballet Academy, graduated as teacher in 2011
  • Vaganova Ballet Academy, graduated as ballet pedagogue in 2016
  • started PhD-study at Vaganova Ballet Academy in 2017 

Working experience and main roles as a dancer:

  • 2001-2006 Yacobson Ballet Theater
  • 2006-2007 Mikhailovsky Theater
  •    Albrecht in Giselle (Coralli)
  •    Peasant Pas de deux in Giselle (Coralli)
  •    Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake (Petipa)
  •    Pas de trois in Swan Lake (Petipa)
  •    Prince in Nutcraker (redaction of Vainonen, Petuhov , Bolshakova)
  •    Poet in Les Sylphides (Fokine)
  •    Lucien in Paquita (Mazilier)
  •    Don Jose in Carmen (Petuhov)
  •    Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (Petuhov)
  •    Slave in Sheheresade (Petuhov)
  •    Hamlet in Hamlet (Bolshakova)
  •    Soloist Capriccio Italian (Petuhov)
  •    Grand pas-de-deux classic
  •    Pas de deux Don Quijote
  •    Pas de deux Corsaire
  •    Pas de deux Venice Carnival
  •    Roden miniature “The kiss” (Yacobson)
  •    The first battle of gladiators in Spartacus (Yacobson)

Working experience as a teacher:

  • Vaganova Ballet Academy from 2011
  • Yacobson Ballet Theater from 2012
  • Today he is a regular professor at the Boris Eiffman ballet academy