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World famous ballet star Sergei Polunin returns to Siberia

By The Siberian Times reporter
13 January 2016

Principal dancer, 26, will perform in 9 ballets during 2016 at the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre

Sergei Polunin poses in renovated interior of Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre. Picture: Viktor Dmitriev

Polunin has been performing in Novosibirsk since 2012 and this year he will star in Giselle (Albert), Swan Lake (Siegfried), The Nutcracker (Nutcracker), Spartacus (Spartacus), La Bayadere (Solor ), Le Corsaire (Ali), Paquita (lead dancer), Don Quixote (Basil) and Manon (Des Grieux).

Formerly a principal dancer with the Royal Ballet in London, he is currently a principal dancer with Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre and the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre, now known as NOVAT.

Polunin will be paid 210,000 euros for no more than 20 performances. His last appearance in Novosibirsk was in September 2015.

Comments (2)

Yamile when you read what your TV and film stars are demanding for a film, Sergei-s wishes are nothing compared to them. They want to dance, and dance only togehter. suppose they know why.
Benedikt, Moscow,Russia
14/01/2016 13:00
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Wish he would come dance in the U.S., but maybe it's true that he and his prima are too unreliable and demanding and that's one of the reasons they aren't being asked to dance in other places since they only want to dance together now.
Which is too bad, I know he has a lot of U.S. fans that would love to see him dance.
Yamile Iglesias, U.S.
14/01/2016 02:26
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