Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
Anna Merkulova
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Ballet

Anna Merkulova

Principal
Nationality

Ukrainian

Education

Donetsk Choreographic School, Ukraine

Awards

Finalist International Ballet and Modern Dance Competition Nagoya, Japan (1998), 2nd Prize International Ballet Competition Kharkiv, Ukraine (1994)

Acting jobs

Semperoper Ballett (since 2006, since 2008 Coryphée, since 2011 Second Soloist, since 2013 First Soloist, since 2015 Principal), Tivoli Pantomime Theatre, Denmark, Bay Area Houston Ballet Theatre, USA, Dance Alive, USA, Fouette Youth Ballet, Estonia, Donetsk Academic State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ukraine

CV

Born
Donetsk, Ukraine


Training
Donetsk Choreographic School, Ukraine

Awards
Finalist International Ballet and Modern Dance Competition Nagoya, Japan (1998)
2nd Prize International Ballet Competition Kharkiv, Ukraine (1994)


Engagements
Semperoper Ballett (since 2006, since 2008 Coryphée, since 2011 Second Soloist, since 2013 First Soloist, since 2015 Principal)
Tivoli Pantomime Theatre, Denmark
Bay Area Houston Ballet Theatre, USA
Dance Alive, USA
Fouette Youth Ballet, Estonia
Donetsk Academic State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ukraine

Repertoire

Aurora, “The Sleeping Beauty” (A. S. Watkin after Petipa); Marie, The Sugar Plum Fairy,“The Nutcracker” (A. S. Watkin/J. Beechey after M. Petipa); Aldonza  “Don Quixote” (A.S. Watkin), Juliet, “Romeo and Juliet” (S. Celis); Swanhilda, “Coppélia” (G. Balanchine); Manon, “Manon” (K. MacMillan);  Isolde, “Tristan+Isolde”, (D. Dawson); Soloist roles in Giselle, Morning Ground, The World According To Us, Das Verschwundene | The Disappeared, The Grey Area (D. Dawson); Theme and Variations,  Emeralds, Rubies (G. Balanchine); Sechs Tänze (J. Kylián); Impressing the Czar, The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude, Enemy In The Figure, Artifact Suite, New Sleep Pas de deux, Neue Suite,  In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (W. Forsythe); No Thumb (P. Touzeau); Empty House, Walking Mad (J. Inger); She was black (M. Ek); Minus 16 (O. Naharin)

Creations

Brangäne, "Tristan+Isolde" (D. Dawson); Spazio-Tempo, Sacre (J. Godani); Cinderella, “Cinderella”, Noces (S. Celis)

Film Productions

"Giselle" (D. Dawson); Fritten Film (2008)
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