Ballet soloists / Soloists

Nailia Adigamova

 

Nailia Adigamova graduated from the Vilnius Ballet School in 2005 and was appointed soloist of the LNOBT that same year. Her roles include Magnolia in “Cipollino”, a Swallow in “Doctor Ouchaches”, Pas de trois in “Swan Lake”, Queen of the dryads in “Don Quixote”, A bird of the Neverland in “Peter Pan”, Odette and Odile in “Swan Lake”, Pas de deux in “Giselle”, Lilac Fairy, Princess Florine and Fairy of Tenderness in “The Sleeping Beauty”, Pas de trois in “The Shadows” (“La Bayadere"), Snow-white in “Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs”, Columbine in “The Nutcracker”, Kiti in “Ana Karenina”, Osilde in "Tristan and Isolde".

In 2006 Nailia Adigamova also trained at the Mariinsky Theatre in Sankt Petersburg and worked with such teachers as Ninella Kurgapkina, Iozef Raoukout (Belgium) and Liudmila Kovaliova (Russia).

She has toured with the LNOBT ballet troupe to Spain and Latvia.







 



Ignas Armalis


In 2011 Ignas Armalis graduated from the Ballet Department of the National M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts (Danielius Kiršys' class) and in that same year joined the ballet company of the LNOBT. 

In 2010 I. Armalis won 3-4 place in the "Stora Daldansen" (Sweden) competition for your dancers and 1st place in the dance competition in Graz (France). Since 2010 I. Armalis has been participating in the productions of "Baltic Ballet Group" and "Gala" festival in Tartu (Estonia). 

His roles include: Prince ("Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"), Pas de trois ("Swan Lake"), Pas de deux ("Giselle") 






 



Ernest Barčaitis


Ernest Barčaitis graduated from the Ballet Department of the National M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Art in 2012. During his studies he was a member of the Baltic Ballet company, participated in concerts of the school, prepared roles of  Shadow ("Peter Pan"), Franz, Friend ("Coppelia"), Prince ("Cinderella"). In 2011 he became a finalist of the international ballet competition "Stora Daldansen" in Falun, Sweden. Since 2012 he is dancing with the ballet company of the LNOBT. 

Repertoire includes: Prince ("The Nutcracker"), Father of the Raddish Girl ("Cipollino"), Morholt ("Tristan and Isolde"), Lifar ("Red Giselle"), Wolf ("Snow Queen"), Prince ("Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"), Count ("The Blue Danube"), Mercutio („Romeo and Julia"), etc. 









Eligijus Butkus

After graduating from the Vilnius Ballet School, he joined the Ballet Company of the LNOBT in 1999. He graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre as a dancing actor. In 2002 the Chairman of Friends of Lithuanian Ballet Society in Australia, Jurgis Žalkauskas awarded him with the personal Prize. The following year he received the Konstantinas Stašys Prize. In 2004 he became a laureate of the “Operos Švyturiai“ Awards in the category of  the “Ballet Hope of the Year.“ In 2006 he was nominated for the "Golden Cross of the Stage" Award for his interpretation of Iago in "Desdemona", and in 2009 received the aforementioned award for the role of James in "La Sylphide". In 2010 he won the "Švyturiai" Award as the Male Ballet Soloist of the Year, for his roles of Nathanael in "Coppelia" and Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet". Since 2016 he has been the head of the Ballet Department of the National M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts.  

Repertoire includes:
Prince ("Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs“, "Cinderella“), 
Soloist of Russian Dance ("The Nutcracker“), 
Balthasar ("Romeo and Juliet“), 
Soloist ("Carmina burana“), 
Bluebird ("The Sleeping Beauty“), 
Teacher ("The Red Giselle“), 
Heir to the Throne ("Russian Hamlet“), 
Wilfrid ("Giselle“), 
Iago ("Desdemona“),
The Son ("The Prodigal Son“),
The Count ("The Blue Danube“), 
Nathanael ("Coppelia“), 
James, Gurn ("La Sylphide“), 
Tsar Ivan ("Firebird“),
Romeo, Father Lorenzo ("Romeo and Juliet“),
Escamilio („Carmrn") etc. 



Neringa Česaitytė



Kipras Chlebinskas


Kipras Chlebinskas graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts and later studied at the Belarusian State Choreographic College. The young soloist worked on probation at the the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus, as well as at the National Academic Musical Theatre of the Republic of Belarus. 

K. Chlebinskas performed in the choreographic project of LNOBT's ballet dancers "Creative Impulse" and is regularly taking part in the productions of "Baltic Ballet Group". He toured to Italy, Spain, Hungary, Estonia. 

His roles include: Espada ("Don Quixote"), Soloist of Spanish dances ("The Nutcracker"), Pas de trois ("Swan Lake"), Pas de quatre ("Coppelia"), Baron ("Tristan and Isolde"). 



















Maja Dolidzė

Maya Dolidze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia on May 14, 1985. Graduated from The Bolshoi Ballet Academy (2004).  After graduation Maya joined Kremlin Theater (artistic director A. B. Petrov) and in 2005 moved to Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet theater (artistic director  Nina Ananiashvili). In 2006 she arrived to Edinburgh, Scotland and joined Curve Foundation Dance Company, (artistic director Ross Cooper.). Since 2009 she has been the member of the LNOBT’s ballet company.

 

M. Dolidze’s achievements include Laureate of International Youths Festival in Bulgaria (1995), Diploma at the "Antalya 96" Festival in Turkey (1996), "Contest of the Stars" Gold Star prize in Georgia (2000), 1st place in the Nomination for the best performing girls dancing part in the Contest of V. Chabukiani State Choreographic School of Tbilisi (2001), Diploma at the 1st International Chabukiani-Balanchin Ballet Contest  for young ballet artists (2001).

 

At the Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet Theatre she danced leading roles in George Balanchine's ballets "Duo Concertante", "Serenade", "Mozartiana", "Apollo" (Calliope), "Midsummer Night’s Dream" (Hermia), "Otello" (Desdemona), and worked on contemporary ballets, choreographed by Willian Forsythe and Rui Lopez Graza with the Curve Foundation Dance Company  

 

Repertoire at the LNOBT includes: Friends of Kitri ("Don Quixote"), Tree shades ("La Bayadere"), Fairies ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Countess cherry ( "Cipolino"), Giselle’s friends, Two Willis ( "Giselle"), Two Sylphs (" La Sylphide"), Foxes ("Snow Queen"), Russian doll ("Nutcracker"), Sister („Eglė the Queen of Grass Snakes").

 



Greta Gylytė


Ms. Gylytė graduated from the M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts in 2008, having studied with teachers A. Domeikienė, B. Tomaševičienė and J. Vymerytė. In that same year she became a part of the LNOBT's ballet company.

Her roles include: Mirthe ("Giselle"), Queen of Dryads ("Don Quixote"), Swallow ("Donctor Ouchaches"), Countess Cherry ("Cipollino"), The Grand Swan ("Swan Lake"), Pas de quatre ("The Nutcracker"), Fairy of Energy, Jewels ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Gamzatti, Grand pas ("La Bayadere"), Soloist of Jampa ("La Bayadere"), Three Friends ("La Sylphide"), Blanchefleur ("Tristan and Isolde"),  Franciska („The Blue Danube"), Bronislawa („Čiurlionis")  etc. 

Together with the LNOBT she has toured to Italy, Hungary and Latvia. 












 



Aleksandra Ivanova



Jeronimas Krivickas

 

Jeronimas Krivickas graduated from the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts in 2013. In 2013-2015 he studied at the Geneva Dance Centre.


J. Krivickas‘ repertoire at the LNOBT includes Officer (“The Blue Danube”), Spanish dance (“Swan Lake”), Friend of Basilio (“Don Quixote”), Rivalen (“Tristan and Isolde”), Waltz solo couple (“The Nutcracker”), Italian favourite (“Barbora Radvilaitė”), Prince (“Cinderella”), Romeo (“Romeo and Juliet”), Žilvinas (“Eglė the Queen of Grass Snakes”), Paris (“The Red Giselle”).
















Rūta Lataitė


Rūta Lataitė graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis Shcool of Arts in 2006 and in that same year was accepted into the ballet company of the LNOBT. Her roles at the theatre include Soloist of Spanish Dances in "The Nutcracker", Jewel in "The Sleeping Beauty", Grand pas in "La Bayadere", Emilia in "Desdemona", Isolde („Tristan and Isolde"), Maria („Čiurlionis"), Micaela („Carmen") and others.























 

 



Jonas Laucius


Jonas Laucius graduated from the National M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts in 2015. In that same year he also completed a 2-year internship at the Geneva Dance Centre in Switzerland. In 2013 the dancer was bestowed special prize at the IBBC Competition in Riga.


Since 2015 J. Laucius has been performing with the ballet company of the LNOBT. His repertoire in this theatre includes Prince (“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” and “Cinderella”), Prince Siegfried (“Swan Lake”), King Mark (“Tristan and Isolde”), Indian Dance and Slave (“La Bayadere”), Toreador (“Don Quixote”), Cipollone (“Cipollino”), etc.














Marius Miliauskas



Gohar Mkrtchyan


Gohar Mkrtchyan graduated from the Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza Mariemma in 2012. In 2012-2014 she studied at the San Francisco ballet school (was member of the Trainee Program in 2013-2014), in 2014-2015 – at the Estudio Maria de Ávila.

G. Mkrtchyan joined the ballet company of the LNOBT in 2015. Her roles include First Shade Variation (“La Bayadere”), Kitri’s friend (“Don Quixote”), Pas de trois and Little Swan (“Swan Lake”), Friend of Juliet (“Romeo and Juliet”), Pas de deux (“Piaf”), Waltz couple (“The Nutcracker”), etc.


















Jekaterina Romankova


In 2001 - 2006 Jekaterina Romankova studied at the Ballet College in Minsk and also attended seminars held by celebrated ballet teachers from Japan, Ukraine and Russia. She graduated from the Vilnius Ballet School 2008 and since then is a soloist with the LNOBT.

Her roles include Grand pas de quatre and Shadow Trio in "La Bayadere", Fairy of Joy and Nereid in "The Sleeping Beauty", Pas de trois and Swan (corps de ballet) in "Swan Lake", Spirit (corps de ballet) and Giselle’s Friend in "Giselle", Dancer in the Dream scene in "Don Quixote", Florine ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Clara's friend and Soloist ("La Sylphide"), Duchess Sorokina ("Anna Karenina"), Countess Cherry ("Cipollino") and others. 













 



Julija Turkina


Ms. Julija Turkina graduated from the Ballet Department of the National M. K. Čiurlionis' School of Arts (class of B. Tomaševičienė). She has participated in various masterclasses with teachers from Russia, USA and France. Since 2009 Ms. Turkina has been a member of LNOBT's ballet company.

She has participated in the IV Lato Baletove festival in Krakow, New Baltic Dance (2007) and is a member of the Baltic Ballet Group. Together with the LNOBT she has toured in Italy, theatre of Triesto and Spain.

Ms. Turkina's roles include: Amore ("Don Quixote"), Fairy of Joy, Little Red Riding Hood ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Friend and a Doll ("Coppelia"), Little Swan and Napolitan Dance ("Swan Lake"), Shadow and Dancer with Fans ("La Bayadere"), Nutcracker, Mouse ("The Nutcracker"), Peasant ("Giselle"), Anna's maid ("Anna Karenina"), Nanny ("The Russian Hamlet"), Cipoletta ("Cipollino"), Rickytock ("Doctor Ouchaches"), Dancer ("Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", "Barbora Radvilaitė", "Romeo and Juliet"), etc.




 



Igoris Zaripovas


In 1996 Mr. Zaripovas graduated from the Ballet Department of the M. K. Čiurlionis School of Arts and in the same year became a part of the LNOBT's ballet company. In 2004, after receiving a grant by R. Nureyev's Foundation, he worked on probation at the Paris Conservatory. In 2005 and 2006 he participated in Summer Dance Courses organized by the Arts Printing House, in 2008 graduated from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre as an Actor-Dancer. Mr. Zaripovas is performing principal roles in productions by the Vilnius City Ballet, ACH Theatre, works of contemporary dance by Dovilė Petkūnaitė, Erika Vizbaraitė and Loreta Juodkaitė.

In 2005 he was awarded the Prize of Jurgis Žalkauskas, president of the Australian Association of Ballet, in 2006 - a Prize of Konstantinas Stašys.

Together with the LNOBT he has toured to Turkey, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Egypt, Greece, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, USA, Russia and Elswhere.

His roles include: Witch and Dwarf ("Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"), Soloist of Russian Dance ("The Nutcracker"), Arlequin, Friend ("Venetian Carnival"), Puss in Boots ("The Sleeping Beauty"), Dance Couch, Pumpkin ("Cipollino"), Cat, Barmaley ("Doctor Ouchaches"), Sword bearer, Friend ("The Red Giselle"), Toreador ("Carmen"), Grass Snake ("Eglė, Queen of Grass Snakes"), Benvolio ("Romeo and Juliet"), Soloist ("Carmina Burana"), Soloist ("The Falling Leaves"), Baron („Tristan and Isolde") etc.    



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