Find out who's your inner Ballet star!

find out who's your inner ballet star by answering this questionnaire!

Alex Zaitseva
Created by Alex Zaitseva
On Mar 29, 2017

do you prefer to dance in allegro (fast) or adagio (slow) tempo?

Female or male?

jumps, turns, or extensions?

do you prefer happy, dramatic, comedy, tragedy or romantic ballets/roles?

do you think your inner dancer is dancing today? or is he/she retired?

do you see your inner ballet star as a past student of a professional ballet school in Russia, or elsewhere?

Do you see your inner ballet star as a world renown/famous dancer, or not?

Svetlana Zakharova

Svetlana Zakharova

Born in Ukraine, Svetlana trained at the Kiev state academy of choreography, and then continued, and finished her studies at the Vaganova ballet academy, or also known as the academy of russian ballet. Svetlana Zakharova might even be the world's most famous ballerina. She is known for her sky- high extensions, in human flexibility, exceptional artistry, and to many, she is the definition of perfection in ballet.

Sylvie Guillem

Sylvie Guillem

Born in France, she started studying ballet late, because she was a gymnast for most of her childhood. Very soon, after Guillem was accepted to the Paris Opera ballet school, Sylvie showed exceptional talent. Rapidly after graduating,Sylvie Guillem gave ballet new standards. Her high extensions, slim complexion, innovation, and diversity was a new direction in ballet, which lead to the evolution in the ballet world.

Olga Smirnova

Olga Smirnova

Olga, born in St. Petersburg, Russia. Smirnova was accepted to the Vaganova ballet academy, or also known as the Acedemy of Russian ballet at the age of 10-11. She studied at the VBA from 1st class to graduation. Right away, Olga was invited to dance with the Bolshoi Theatre, today she is a soloist. Olga is a very young artist, and she is already reaching new heights in ballet. Olga's emotion on stage, her natural way of moving, and all that completes her makes Olga one of world's best ballet dancers of today.

Natalia Osipova

Natalia Osipova

Born in Moscow, Russia. Natalia was accepted from many to the Moscow state academy of choreography, or also known as the Bolshoi ballet academy, where she trained, and graduated, which lead to her becoming one of Bolshoi theatre's stars. Natalia is known for her enormous, effortless, and flying jumps, her beautiful uncomparable emotions, powerful turns, and captivating energy!

Freidman Voguel

Freidman Voguel

Friedemann Vogel was born in Stuttgart,Germany, studied ballet at the Princess Grace Academy of Classical Dance in Monte Carlo with the John Gilpin scolarship from Princess Antoniette de Monaco. Freidmann won many international ballet competitions. Today Freidmann dances in europe, and is continuing to be a ballet idol to many male and female dancers around the globe.

Roberto Bolle

Roberto Bolle

Born in Casale Monferrato, Italy. Roberto startedhis ballet training at a He began ballet studies at age seven at a local school, and was accepted at the La Scala theatre ballet school in Milan at the age of eleven. After graduating, Bolle danced in many ballet companies around the world including the Theatre of La Scala, and guested in theatres such as the Bolshoi.

David Hallberg

David Hallberg

Born in Rapid City, South Dakota, United States. David studied ballet first at the Phoenix ballet school, and after continued his training for a year at the Paris opera ballet school, and after joined the ABT studio company in 2000. in 2001, Hallberg became a core member with the American ballet theatre, soon, in 2006, David became a principal with the ABT. Today, David Hallberg is a principal with the ABT, and the Bolshoi theatre.

Semyon Chudin

Semyon Chudin

Born in Barnaul. Semyon Graduated from Novosibirsk Choreographic College in 2003. Later, the same year, he joined the Universal ballet company in Korea, where he danced until 2007.
In 2007, to 2008, he was a principal with the Zurich Ballet in Switzerland. In 2008 to 2011, he was a principal with the K. S. Stanislavsky and Vl. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre. During that time, he also guested with the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. Semyon joined the Bolshoi Ballet in the 2011/12 season.