Born in Kazakhstan, her career began in the national ballet there. In 1993 she was engaged at the Theater Krefeld-Mönchengladbach and the State Ballet in Munich. After dancing the leading roles in all of Cranko’s great works, she came to the Stuttgart Ballet in 2004, where she supplemented her repertoire with Balanchine, Scholz, Spuck, Neumeier, van Manen and Kylian as 1st soloist. She has been a freelance worker since 2014 and has been a teacher at JCS Stuttgart since 2021.
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