Oleksii Kniazkov

He was born in 1992.

He studied during the 2004-2008 period at the Choreographic School of Vadim Pisarev at the Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after A. Solovyanenko.

In 2013, he graduated from Kharkiv State Academy of Culture (Contemporary Choreography Department).

In the same year he started working at the Kharkiv National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet named after N.V. Lysenko.

He has had several parts in ballet productions, such as:

  • “Paquita” – Lucien d’Ervili under the direction of People’s Artist of Ukraine Inna Dorofeeva.
  • “Paquita” (Edouard Deldevez, Ludwig Minkus) – Lucien d’Ervili
  • “The Nutcracker” (Tchaikovsky) – The Nutcracker, Prince
  • “Cinderella” (Prokofiev) – Prince
  • “The Rite of Spring” (by Igor Stravinsky) – Boy
  • “Don Quixote” (Ludwig Minkus) – Torero, Espada
  • “Carmen Suite” (Alberto Alonso) – Zuniga
  • “Swan Lake” (Tchaikovsky) – Pas de trois
  • “Giselle” (Adolphe Charles Adam) – Hans
  • “La Bayadere” (Ludwig Minkus) – Golden idol
  • “Walpurgis Night” (Charles Gounod) – Bacchus
  • “Polovtsian Dances” (Alexander Borodin) – Kumen
  • “Le Corsaire” (Adolphe Charles Adam) – Isaac Lankedem
  • “Thousand and One Nights” (Fikret Amirov) – Rab, Aladdin
  • “The Little Prince” – (Antonio Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky and others.) – Pilot Pas de deux
  • “Carnival of Venice” from the ballet “Satanilla” (Cesare Pugni)