12 enero 2009

VERONIKA PART . Biography


BIOGRAPHY

Veronika Part was born in St. Petersburg in 1978. She graduated from the Vaganova School (pupil of Inna Zubkovskaya). Joined the Mariinsky Ballet in 1996. Promoted to soloist in 1998. She joined American Ballet Theatre as a soloist in August 2002.

Repertoire includes:
Nikiya in La Bayadère, the Queen of the Dryads in Don Quixote, Myrta, Moyna and Zulma in Giselle, Raymonda and Henrietta in Raymonda, the Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty and Odette-Odile in Swan Lake. She also danced roles in George Balanchine’s Apollo (Terpsichore), Jewels (Emeralds and Diamonds), Symphony in C (second movement) and Serenade, and in John Neumeier’s The Sounds of Empty Pages.

Awards:
Winner of the BALTIKA prize (1999)
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