Biography

Alexei Potiomkin was born in Kiev (Ukraine).
Since 2009 Alexei performs in Lviv National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Solomiya Krushelnytska where he currently is the Principal Dancer. he work’s as well as a guest First Soloist with the Canadian Royal Winnipeg Ballet , and he is also Joined the Greek Northern Ballet as a Principal Dancer . A world star in his own right Alexei is supporting the efforts of the Greek’s to raise there ballet to international standard’s offering besides his fantastic dance to the audience , he teaching abilities in the Master Classes to increase the dancer’s performing ability on stage and transfer to them his huge package of artistic experience in international world wide stages .

Professional Experience:

2012 – Present: Principal Ballet Dancer, L’viv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Solomeya Krushelnitskaya, L’viv, Ukraine http://opera.lviv.ua/ua/

(Member of Opera http://www.opera-europa.org/view897a.html?id=168&CompID=180)

2011 – 2012: First Soloist, Canada`s Royal Winnipeg Ballet,Winnipeg ,Canada http://www.rwb.org

2008 – 2011: Principal Ballet Dancer, L’viv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Solomeya Krushelnitskaya, L’viv, Ukraine

Guest Dancer : Canada`s Royal Winnipeg Ballet,Winnipeg ,Canada http://www.rwb.org

Ochi International Ballet,Nagoya,Japan http://www.ochiballet.com

Roles:
Minkus. Don Quixote – Basil,Espado,Bolero
Minkus. La Bayadere – Solor
Adam. Giselle – Albert
Adam. Le Corsair – Konrad,Slave and Pas D’Esclaves,
Tchaikovsky. Swan Lake – Prince Seigfried, Rotbart,Pas dues trois
Tchaikovski. Nutcracker – Prince,King Mouse, Spanish, and French dances
Tchaikovski. Sleeping Beauty- Prince Dezire,Cat,Wolf
Tchaikovski. Francesca da Rimini – Paolo
Tchaikovski. Hamlet – Laertes
Delibes. Coppelia – Franz
Minkus. Paquita – Soloist
Pugni. Esmeralda – Claude Frollo
Gounod. Walpurgis Night – Wakh
Bizet.Carmen – Escamillio
Orff. Carmina Burana – Soloist
Asafiev. Flame of Parish – Pas de deux
Glazunov. Raimonda – Soloist grand pas
Busy throughout all the present Theatre’s repertoire.

Theatre tours:

Japan,Canada,Spain, Switzerland,Poland,Romunia,Portuges.

Competitions and achievements:

* 2012 – Semifinalist of the III Istanbul International Ballet Competition

* 2006 – III prize International Ballet Competition named after Serge Lifar. Kiev, Ukraine

* 2001 – Diploma in the International Junior Competition “Artek Fuete” named after Grigorovich

Education:

2001 – 2004 – Kiev State Choreographic School

2004 – 2008 – Kiev Municipal Ukrainian Academy of Dance named after Serge Lifar

Higher Education:

2008 – 2011 – International Slavic University, Kharkov

Portfolio of videotaped ballet sequences on stage available here:

http://www.smolart.com/artist.php?lg=en&idd=63&it=ballet