Ballet soloists / Coryphaei
Daniel Dolan was born in 1993. He trained at The Hammond School, Chester, then in 2009 was invited to attend The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. Worked with choreographers such as Nacho Duato, David Roberston and performed around Russia including the Bolshoi Theatre, also touring to Athens and New York. Graduated under Valery Anisimov in 2013 receiving diploma & special honours. D. Dolan joined the ballet company of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre in that same year and became a coryphee in 2014. Together with the LNOBT’s ballet company he performed in Italy and Poland.
Repertoire includes: Russian Soloist (“The Nutcracker”), Gnome Soloist (“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”), Cactus and Conductor (“Cipollino”), Sprite (“The Snow Queen”), Mafia (“Carmen”).
Olga Lopatčenkova graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts(teachers Elena Švedaitė, Gražina Sakalauskienė-Dautartienė). Since 2010 she has been a member with the ballet company of the LNOBT. Ms. Lopatčenkova has toured in Italy, Spain, Latvia.
Her roles include: Little Red Riding Hood ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Little Radish ("Cipollino"), Fritz ("The Nutcracker"), etc.
Ms. Vaida Šniurevičiūtė graduated from the Ballet Department of the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts and since 2009 has been a member of the LNOBT's ballet company. She has participated in international ballet competitions "Stora Daldansen" (Sweden, 2008; became a finalist), Competition of Graz (France, 2008; IV Place), performed in a project of modern dance "Dance in the City" (choreographed by Loreta Juodkaitė). Ms. Šniurevičiūtė toured in Hungary, Italy, Spain, Estonia.
Her roles include: Cinderella ("Cinderella"), Clara's friend ("Coppelia"), Elizabeth ("Barbora Radvilaitė"), Friend ("Giselle"), Grand pas ("La Bayadere"), Sylphide ("La Sylphide"), Soloist ("La Bayadere", "The Sleeping Beauty", "Don Quixote"), etc.