Svetlana Svinko

Svetlana Svinko

Lead soloist

• Winner of multiple National and International Contests

Born in Krasnoyarsk.
In 2009, graduated from the Krasnoyarsk State Choreographic College, where she studied under S. P. Mikheeva.

From 2009 to 2016, performed at the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre as a soloist.
From 2016, has been starring as a principal at the Saint-Petersburg State Academic Leonid Yacobson Ballet Theatre.

In 2008, won silver at the Galina Ulanova All-Russian Ballet Competition.
In 2009, won bronze at the Moscow International Ballet Competition.
In 2013, won silver at the 12th Youth Delphic Games in Russia.
In 2014, won bronze at the 13th Youth Delphic Games in Russia.
Awarded with a diploma at the International Ballet Competition in Varna (2014).
In 2013 and 2014, awarded prizes for the support of talented youth by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

Has appeared in: Swan Lake (Odette/Odile, Pas de trois, Grown Swans, the Bride), The Corsair (Medora, Odalisque trio; choreography by Marius Petipa, Pyotr Gusev, and Vyacheslav Khomyakov), La Bayadère (Nikiya, Gamzatti, the Three Shades), Paquita (solo and variations), Chopiniana (female solo), Giselle (Myrtha), Coppélia (Swanilda's friends, Dawn, Prayer, Folly), Don Quixote (Street Dancer, Kitri's Friend, Dryad Queen, inserted variations in Act Three), Sleeping Beauty (The Lilac Fairy, Fairy of Tenderness, Fairy of Audacity, Jewels, Diamond), The Nutcracker (Masha, Snowflake duo, four waltzing dancers), Cinderella (the Stepmother; choreography by Kirill Simonov), Pulcinella (girls' duo; choreography by Kirill Simonov), Cipollino (Countess Cherry; choreography by Genrikh Mayorov), Whispers in the Dark (choreography by Edwaard Liang), Apollo Musagetes (Polyhymnia; choreography by George Balanchine), Who Cares? (five soloists; choreography by George Balanchine), and The Rite of Spring (the Sun Tribe; choreography by Patrick de Bana).

Don Quixote (Mercedes) — production by Johan Kobborg, based on a ballet by Marius Petipa
Swan Lake (Odette/Odile) — choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Grand Pas from the Paquita ballet (solo) — choreography by Marius Petipa
Sleeping Beauty (The Lilac Fairy, Diamond) — choreography by Marius Petipa and Jean-Guillaume Bart