Biography

Yevgeniya Korshunova

Was born in Ukraine Dnepropetrovsk , she studied in the (1997 – 2006) Belarusian State Choreographic College, Minsk, Belarus (teacher Savelieva I. N.) ,and completed her educational studies in ( 2006 – 2011) National University of Theatre, Film and Television named after Karpenko-Kary, Kiev, Ukraine (Department of Theatre Arts, major in Directing of classical ballet, teacher Bondur S. A.)

Professional Experience:

2012 – Present: Leading Soloist Ballet Dancer, L’viv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Solomeya Krushelnitskaya, L’viv, Ukraine (Member of Opera Europa http://www.opera-europa.org/view897a.html?id=168&CompID=180).

2010 – 2012: Soloist Ballet Dancer, L’viv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Solomeya Krushelnitskaya, L’viv, Ukraine

2007 – 2010: Ballet Dancer, L’viv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Solomeya Krushelnitskaya, L’viv, Ukraine

Roles:
Minkus. Don Quixote – Kitri, Friends to Kitri, Cupid, Variations in Grand Pas

Gerold. Vain Precaution (La Fille Mal Gardee) – Lisa, Friends to Lisa

Tchaikovski. Nutcracker – Masha, Mouse, Princess; Chinese, Spanish, Russian and French dances

Delibes. Coppelia – Swanhilde, Coppelia Doll, Friends to Swanhilde, Le Travail (Work)

Minkus. Paquita – Paquita, 5 variations

Pugni. Esmeralda – Esmeralda, Friends to Esmeralda

Adam. Le Corsair – Gulnare, Pas D’Esclaves

Tchaikovsky. Swan Lake – Four Swans, Neapolitan Bride

Adam. Giselle – Giselle’s Friends, Two Wilis

Gounod. Walpurgis Night – Menada

Petrov. Creation of the World – Angels

Minkus. Bayadere – Manu, Trio of Shadows

Dankevych. Lileya – Lileya, Lileya’s Friends

Puccini-Skoryk. Back Butterfly – Manon Lescaut, Geisha

Sirenko. Last Night of Federico Garcia Lorca – Love

Sirenko. The Little Prince – Rose

Busy throughout all the present Theatre’s repertoire.

Currently working on the role of Giselle – Adam.Giselle.

Theatre tours:

2013 – France, Poland

2012 – Poland, France

2011 – France

2010 – Spain

2008 – Poland, Czech Rep.

2007 – Poland, Spain

Competitions and achievements:

* 2013 – Participant of the XII Moscow International Ballet Dancers and Choreographers Competition named after Grigorovich

* 2012 – Semifinalist of the III Istanbul International Ballet Competition

* 2009 – Semifinalist of the New York International Ballet Competition, Gala Concert Participant (“New York Times” review – http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/30/arts/dance/30award.html?_r=3&scp=3&sq=competition&st=cse&)

* 2001 – 3rd place in the International Junior Competition “Artek Fuete” named after Grigorovich

Education:
2006 – 2011 National University of Theatre, Film and Television named after Karpenko-Kary, Kiev, Ukraine (Department of Theatre Arts, major in Directing of classical ballet, teacher Bondur S. A.)
1997 – 2006 Belarusian State Choreographic College, Minsk, Belarus (teacher Savelieva I. N.)

Portfolio of videotaped ballet sequences on stage available here: http://smolart.com/artist.php?lg=en&idd=61&it=ballet