Maria Kochetkova

Principal, Guest Artist




Bolshoi Ballet School, Moskow


Nomnation »Best Female Dancer« beim Critics` National Dance Award U.K (2014); »Isadora Duncan Award« for her Performance of Giselle (2008); Gold medal NBC `s show »Superstars of Dance« (2009); »Ballerina of the Year« Premio Positano (2017); Gold medal at international ballet competitions in Seoul (Gold, 2005), Rome (Gold, 2005), Rieti (Gold, 2005), Luxembourg (Gold, 2003), Varna (Silver and the jury prize, 2002), Moskow (Bronze, 2001); Silver medal at the Prix de Lausanne (2002)

Acting jobs

San Francisco Ballet (2007-2018, Principal), American Ballet Theatre (2013-2017, Principal), guest engagements et al at The Royal Ballet London, English National Ballet London, Bolshoi Ballett Moskow, Stanislavsky Theater Moskow, Mariinsky und Mikhailovsky Theater St. Petersburg, American Ballet Theater New York, Rome Opera, Teatro alla Scala Milan, Tokyo Ballett, National Ballet Cuba, Compañía Nacional de Danza Madrid, Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Hong Kong Ballet

Maria Kochetkova


Giselle, »Giselle« (D. Dawson); Odette/Odile, »Swan Lake«; The Sugarplum Fairy, Clara, The Snow Queen »Der Nussknacker«; Juliet, »Romeo & Juliet« (H. Tomasson); Kitiri, »Don Quixote« (R. Nureyev, M. Petipa); Aurora, »The Sleeping Beauty«; »La Sylphide«; Manon, »Manon«, »Winter Dreams« (K. MacMillan); Swanilda, »Coppèlia« (G. Balanchine); Tatiana, »Onegin« (J. Cranko); Cinderella, »Cinderella« (C. Wheeldon); Nikiya, »La Bayadère (N. Makarova nach M.Petipa); Sylvia »Sylvia« (F. Ashton); »Symphonic Variations«, »Voices of Spring«, »Monotones«, »Sylvia« (F. Ashton); »Allegro Brillante«, »Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (2. Movement)«, »Divertimento No. 15«, »Jewles«, »Scotch Symphony«, »Serenade«, »Symphony in C (2. Movement)«, »Theme and Variations« (G. Balanchine) ; »Double Evil« (J. Elo); »Artifact Suite«, »In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated«, »Pas/Parts« (W. Forsythe); »Suite en Blanc« (S. Lifar); »Dances at a Gathering (Pink)«, »Other Dances«, »The Cage«, »Opus 19/The Dreamer« (J. Robbins); »Etudes« (H. Lander); »Chroma« (W. McGregor); »In the Countenance of Kings« (J. Peck); »Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes«, »A Garden«, »Sandpaper Ballet« (M. Morris); »Bells - Pas de Deux«, »Fusion and Raymonda- Pas de Deux« (Y. Possokhov); »Russian Seasons«, »Golden Cockerel«, »Shostakovich Trilogy (Piano Concerto No. 1« (A. Ratmansky); »Chaconne for Piano and Two Dancers«, »Criss-Cross«, »Haffner Symphony«  (H. Tomasson); »Ghosts« (C. Wheeldon)

»The Chairman Dances« (B. Millepieds); »Borderlands« (W. McGregor); »Anima Animus« (D. Dawson); »Pas/Parts« (W. Forsythe); »Classical Symphony« (Y. Possokhov); »Cinderella« (C. Wheeldon); »From Foreign Lands« (A. Ratmansky); »Caprice« (H. Tomasson); »Hummingbird« (L. Scarlett); »Symphonic Dances« (E. Liang); »Guide to Strange Places« (A. Page)

Music-videos: Cathedrals` »Unbound« (2014) and »Spirit of Van Cleef & Arpels«; Grand Pas de Deux Ballerina at the San Francisco Ballet in »The Nutcracker«, broadcasted in PBS (2008)