Dmitry Sobolevsky

Dmitry Sobolevsky

Guest soloist

Winner of multiple international contests

Born in Norilsk. In 2010, graduated from Krasnoyarsk State Choreographic College. After completing his studies, was welcomed as a principal to the Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre.

From 2012 to 2013, starred as a soloist at the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre. During that time, he appeared in a number of ballets: as Prince Siegfried in Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake (choreography by Vladimir Burmeister); Count Albert in Adolphe Adam’s Giselle (choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, and Marius Petipa, reinterpreted by Laurent Hilaire), Basilio in Ludwig Minkus’ Don Quixote (choreography by Aleksi Chichinadze and Rudolf Nureyev); Prince Désiré in Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty, Lescaut and des Grieux in Jules Massenet’s Manon (choreography by Kenneth MacMillan); Eugene Onegin in Lera Auerbach’s Tatiana (choreography by John Neumeier); the Prince in Sergey Prokofiev’s Cinderella (choreography by Oleg Vinogradov); Nutcracker Prince in Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker (choreography by Vasili Vainonen and Yury Posokhov); James in Jean Madeleine Marie Schneitzhöeffer’s La Sylphide (choreography by Pierre Lacotte); Franz in Léo Delibes’ Coppélia (choreography by Roland Petit); Solor in Ludwig Minkus’ La Bayadère (choreography by Natalia Makarova, based on a production by Marius Petipa), Count Alexei Vronsky in Sergey Rachmaninoff’s, Witold Lutosławski’s, Ioseb Bardanashvili’s, and Sulkhan Tsintsadze’s Anna Karenina (choreography by Christian Spuck); and Mizgir in Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s The Snow Maiden (choreography by Vladimir Burmeister). Also performed solos in: Wings of Wax, Insomnia, Petite Mort, and Six Dances by Jiří Kylián; In the Night and Other Dances by Jerome Robbins; Rhapsody and Marguerite and Armand by Frederick Ashton; Suite en Blanc by Serge Lifar; Aureole by Paul Taylor; Tyll by Alexander Ekman; Illusive Ball by Dmitry Bryantsev; Minus 16 by Ohad Naharin; and Kaash by Akram Khan.

Guest solist at the Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre since 2023.


  • - Winner of the Moscow Mayor’s Award 2022
  • - Honoured at the 3rd International 21st Century Ballet Forum (Kranoyarsk, 2014)
  • - Holder of the Ballet Magazine's Soul of Ballet Prize in the Rising Star category (Moscow, 2013).
  • - Winner of the 4th Young Ballet of the World International Competition (Sochi, 2012).
  • - Winner of the 7th International Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers named after Serge Lifar (Donetsk, 2011)
  • - Winner of the Ekaterina Maximova Award (Moscow, 2010)
  • - Winner of the Gifted Youth of Russia Nationwide Competition (Moscow, 2010)
  • - Honoured at the 1st National 21st Century Ballet Forum (Kranoyarsk, 2010)
  • - Winner of the 11 International Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers (Moscow, 2009)
  • - Winner of the First Galina Ulanova All-Russian Ballet Dancers’ Competition in Krasnoyarsk (2008)