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Valentin Olovyannikov



Born in Russia, Valentin Olovyannikov trained there before, at the 2000 Prix de Lausanne, being awarded a two-year scholarship with English National Ballet School. While a student, he danced in many productions and galas in the UK, Italy and Russia, performed with the State Ballet company in Russia, and danced with ENB in The Nutcracker and Romeo and Juliet. He joined Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2002; promoted to First Artist in 2007.

REPERTORY INCLUDES
Frederick Ashton: La Fille mal gardée (Thomas) and Enigma Variations (Jaeger)
David Bintley: Beauty and the Beast (Bailif, Woodsman) and Arthur
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella (title role, Il Dottore)
John Cranko: Brouillards ('Hommage à S. Pickwick esq.', Les Feuilles mortes, Pas sur le neige')
Kenneth MacMillan: Romeo and Juliet (Tybalt, Mandolin Dance lead) and Elite Syncopations ('Hothouse Rag')
Ninette de Valois: Checkmate (Black Knight)
Peter Wright's productions of The Nutcracker (Drosselmeyer, Winds, Spanish Dance), Coppélia (Dr Coppélius) and The Sleeping Beauty
Mikhail Fokine: The Firebird (Kostcheï), Petrushka (The Showman)

CREATED ROLES
David Bintley: Cyrano (Valvert)
Kim Brandstrup: Pulcinella (Il Dottore)


Last updated August 2010.
Valentin Olovyannikov; photo: Andrew Ross

Valentin Olovyannikov; photo: Andrew Ross

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